Vanilla Butter Cake with Italian Meringue Icing (and Rolled Fondant)

Roopa I’m back in pastry school! How exciting! This time, I’m taking a two week cake decorating certificate program at the Vancouver Pastry Training Centre, so it’s a little less baking focused and a little more decorating focused than other classes I’ve taken. Chef Marco strongly believes that if you don’t know how to bake … More Vanilla Butter Cake with Italian Meringue Icing (and Rolled Fondant)

50th Birthday Cake

Alana Last weekend was my Auntie Angela’s 50th birthday party. My uncle organized a big party for her; he ordered a cake from an Edmonton bakery called Kinnickinnick which specializes in gluten free and allergy-friendly foods. He wasn’t very keen on the decorating options that were offered, so we chatted and decided that he would order … More 50th Birthday Cake

Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes + First Attempts with Fondant

Roopa I was feeling bored and unemployed one day, and decided to start experimenting with fondant. I haven’t really worked with it so far, so I thought I’d start with some basic flowers. The cupcake itself is a chocolate cupcake with almond white chocolate frosting. This chocolate cake recipe is my go-to recipe. CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES … More Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes + First Attempts with Fondant