Striped Sprinkle Monogram Birthday Cake

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When my oldest turned a year old I made him a birthday cake in the shape of a letter "E" . Little did I know that simple idea would soon become the tradition in our family- a monogram cake for their first birthday. When Mason turned one last year, I made him a "M" cake with striped sprinkles. I love how it turned out! Here is the simple tutorial: Monogram Birthday Cake All you need for this tutorial is the recipe to your favorite cake, or a cake box like I used! You'll also need sprinkles, … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Coffee Cake in A Mug


October 1st should be a holiday: National Now-Its-Acceptable-To-Eat-Pumpkin-In-Everything-Day. It seems like we all just wait around twirling our thumbs patiently waiting for it to be our turn to sip on pumpkin flavored lattes and cookies. Am I right? I usually don't like to follow the crowd too much, but for pumpkin I'll do just about anything. So today I'm sharing a recipe for a single-serve pumpkin coffee cake that can be make in the microwave in under 5 minutes. ┬áThe non-pumpkin … [Read more...]

15 Cakes for Kids


Anyone have a birthday party coming up? Are you looking for the perfect cake for the special occasion? We've done some of the leg work for you- take a look at this fun Spoonful Gallery of 15 Cakes for Kids! (link below) Click HERE to see all 15 ideas with links to each tutorial. Click HERE to have you ideas featured on Somewhat Simple and Disney Spoonful. … [Read more...]

10 Creative Cake Ideas

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I absolutely LOVE this Rainbow Petal Cake that Robin from Bird on a Cake linked to last weeks Blog Link Party: Isn't this amazing? You must read her entire post to see even more pictures! Here are some other creative cake ideas I love: Monster Cupcake Toppers from Two Shades of Pink on Eighteen25 Purple Ombre Mini Cakes from Glorious Treats Cheesecake Carrot Cake from Diva Eats Italia Pink Lemonade Pie from Prepared Pantry Mini Butterfinger … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered Oreo Cake

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This is a Kraft Foods recipe that I tweaked just a bit. I LOVE because their meals are simple to make and they use ingredients I usually have on hand. Plus, my family loves good, traditional recipes and this one is no exception. I made this for my in laws last Friday and we all agreed- SUPER YUMMY! (Hello, its covered in chocolate, how can it not be fantastic?!) Its a really pretty cake and looks impressive without all the hard work! Ingredients 1 box of chocolate … [Read more...]

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