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Category Archives: confections

Collection of posts about all things confectionary

thank you!

DRNA and myself thank you for your cake pop orders! I agreed to donate 10% of all Valentine cake pop orders and did so this morning. If you would like to donate too, please visit DRNA.org! Your donations help make it possible for volunteers to foster and place helpless doxies (like Pheebs) into loving homes.

easy valentine’s treat

Here is a quick and easy Valentine’s recipe if you don’t have a whole lot of time! Kara’s Rice Krispy Treats 1/4 cup butter 2 spoonfuls of brown sugar splash of vanilla 1 (10.5 oz) pkg. mini marshmallows 6 cups Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal colorful sprinkles, optional Method: In a non-stick pan, melt 1/2 stick […]

valentine cake pops are on etsy!

My cake pops are up on Etsy! I am donating 10% of all sales to the Dachshund Rescue of North America, because those puppies need love too. Happy Valentines day!

avocado frosting

wait… what??? I love avocados… this could be interesting… from How Sweet It Is

happy new year!

Last week I was thinking about how I should make some fancy gold and silver cookies for new year’s.. so I was delighted when Linda placed an order for two dozen cupcakes for her New Year’s party… I amassed a large amount of cutters for Christmas so it was only appropriate to make lots of […]

craig and kendra’s wedding

Yesterday was SOOOOOO much fun. Our friends Craig and Kendra got married in North Beach, MD. They asked me early on to supply their wedding cake for them. She told me they wanted a two tiered cake to cut and save for their one year anniversary and cupcakes to serve everyone. After the¬†lavender¬†wedding, I had […]

spooky cake pops

My friend Amy and I decided to make some spooky cake pops for Halloween. I wanted to try a new cake recipe so I figured this was a good opportunity (I’ll post that recipe soon!). We crumbled up the yellow cake, added some cream cheese frosting and shaped some candy corns, square monster heads and […]

hokie wedding…

Gearing up for a hokie wedding? Maaayyybbeeeee…….. stay tuned!

maybe one day…

I walk past this store front every time I go from work to the Daily Grind weekday mornings. It would be the PERFECT spot for Kara’s Cakery. Fell’s Point doesn’t have a stand-out cupcake/cake shop. I’m secretly hoping I get a call one day from someone with more money than they know what to do […]

black forest cake and pink ribbon cookies

Last week was a busy week. First, a black forest cake for a work colleague’s birthday: Believe it or not, this is my first black forest cake. And it was good. Really good. Layers of chocolate cake with chocolate fudge filling, covered in homemade whipped cream and topped with chocolate shavings. And of course, the […]