Flower Cake

Happy Mother’s Day to a woman with care, affection, sacrifice and a lot more is described with the name “Mother”. We celebrate her presence on Mother’s Day. Snapseed We are here now because of our mother, who sacrificed her life for our growth and welfare.  She is the most beautiful woman in the world and what better way to say I love you Mom than with flowers (or a Flower Cake). Snapseed Mother’s Day will be celebrated all over the world and on this Spring day it always brings to mind endless profusion of bright flowers that add a stylish, colorful touch to any Mother’s Day cake designs. SnapseedI decided to make chocolate petals from melted red chocolate candy melts to make my flower Snapseedand a strawberry sponge cake filled with custard and fresh strawberry whipped cream. SnapseedFrosted with real whipped cream and added a few Sixlets as decoration. SnapseedA Mother is like a flower, each one beautiful and unique. Wishing my Mom and to all the mothers a Happy Mother’s Day! SnapseedSnapseedSnapseed

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Fancy Pumpkin Cookies and Chocolate-Dipped Acorn Cookies

FFancy Pumpkin Cookies and Chocolate-Dipped Acorn CookiesI know that Thanksgiving isn’t a traditional “cookie” holiday.  Thanksgiving is filled with many desserts but not all of them are easy to personalize like the sugar cookie. These fancypumpkincookies are a great way to add a touch of elegance

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to the festivities.  Why should Christmas have all the fun? 

Processed with Snapseed. I have seen so many fantastic tutorials out there for highly detailed cookies, they have tons of cookie cutters that I would love to play with.  There are so many techniques and designs that I’m craving to try.  

Processed with Snapseed. Sometimes when I’m decorating, I just can’t stop.  I have to remind myself to keep things simple.  Simple can still be beautiful, cute, fun, etc.  

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Simple can also make decorating much more enjoyable. I really enjoyed making and decorating these fancypumpkincookies.  I didn’t go crazy with the number of colors or cookie cutters.  I kept the design simple, that was truly hard.  I was tempted to add more details here and there but yes, I held myself back.  I’m glad I did. 

 

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Please click on fancypumpkincookies for recipe.

Lets move on from pumpkins to acorns.  This is a Fall-themed cookie that deserves a special spot at the Thanksgiving table…..chocolate-dippedacorncookies 

Processed with Snapseed. Acorns make a beautifully festive holiday cookie.  Given their seasonal appeal, they are perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas. These beautiful cookies take decorating to the next level. When making the cookies I decided to make two types of cookies. An acorn cookie filled

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with Nutella  and a no-filling acorn cookie 

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This beautiful, buttery little cookie has an essence of brown sugar, and espresso then dipped in melted chocolate and rolled in chopped almonds.

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 With so little effort, you end up with a cookie that looks as if it came from a bakery – while possessing the rich flavor 

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of home-baked .  Recipe is chocolate-dippedacorncookies .  

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When I was making the sugar cookies I just couldn’t resist in making a coffee cup…I have to have my coffee.   Happy Thanksgiving!

Bouquet of Flowers Cake

What would be the perfect cake for Mothers Day?The perfect cake for Mothers Day to me is the cake that you spend the day baking with love and that you are so proud that you made it just for her to celebrate  Mothers Day! I am blessed to have a mother that is still with us,… Continue reading Bouquet of Flowers Cake