Simple construction, charming results. If I were salts & sweets' 6-year-old LEGO lovin' cousin, I'd be pretty happy, too.
I had the immense pleasure of eating Japanese cheesecake in Little Tokyo recently. It is soft, moist... essentially perfect. Here's a round-up of recipes I'd like to try, if anybody has any favorites, please add to the list!
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Another shiver-inducing winner via Cake Wrecks.
Got a couple hours to spare before your Memorial Day festivities begin? This super rich Patriotic Trifle looks relatively simple to make.
Gotta love it. More info.
Wow this fooled me. I couldn't tell at first this was cake, red velvet my favorite.
Wowsa, Happy Birthday Biz! MDV Expressions Cake Design made an edible turntable cake for the rapper and it actually spins! (Biz is best known for his single "Just a Friend" - if you need a reminder, second video in the gallery below).
Make your own sushi cake.
I love red velvet cake. The deep, vibrant color. The faint taste of cocoa. The legendary myth behind the recipe.
Inspired by previously posted Art's 1,000,047th Birthday Celebrates in the Form of Cake?
Freddo's ice cream cake, via The Food Pornographer.
In honor of Sex and the City II, how about a batch of cosmo cupcakes.
Cakehead Loves Evil compiles a great set of synthesizer cakes:
Skoda has created an amazing car constructed with CAKE! for their latest advertisement. Via Car Pages,
Etsy seller TangBaby has faux happy birthday cake postcards for sale. Each postcard is made to order and has that deliciously satisfying plastic toy food texture (and smell, I'm hoping).
Castles Cakes Always Wow a Crowd Don't Judge: This Birthday Boy is Turning 30
Next on the baking agenda? An exploding Volcano Cake, in honor of the recent Eyjafjallajökull eruption.
Une Deux Senses posts a tutorial on making candied rose petals. Very pretty on top of cupcakes or CAKE!
Via This Isn't Happiness.
Oh boy, these can't be good for you. But, man, I am a sucker for cookie dough. Via recipe creator, Annie Eats:
Erica Dorn's Marathon Cake for the NIKE78 Project.
This awesome Star Wars cake was made by Mannuli on Flickr
With the recent release of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, it's time to celebrate - in the form of cake, of course! Bakelab offers a series of Alice inspired sweets. Buy them online, OR if you're in the L.A. area, stop by ROYAL/T in Culver City.
**UPDATE: Toasty Kitten locates recipe! Via The Post Family,
Hmm, interesting. Gotta try it...
Gotta be the silliest PR stunt I've heard of in a long time... but, still...DIAMOND(!) sprinkles. ROX (Scottish diamond and jewelry chain) have paired with Cupcake Glasgow to create the world's most expensive cupcake, sprinkled with 100,000 British pounds worth of sparkling diamonds.
Art or candy? Would you eat the chocolate nipples? Via Gastronomista:
Check out Apartment Therapy's guide to making this amazing supersized octopus cake.
Martha Stewart Living Radio recently held a cupcake contest, and unfortunately the winner was NOT these Alexander McQueen cupcakes, by Julia Cunningham, DJ on SiriusXM U.
English Russia's top ten most popular and favorite cakes of latter day Soviet Russia (Potato Cake?!?):