My boys are both huge fans of the Pixar CARS movies, and I had a BLAST making this Radiator Springs birthday cake for my youngest! Now, I will be the first to admit that I do not bake, nor do I create fancy cake decor. I’ve always hired out for that, when and if needed. However, I’m experimenting with my craftiness . . . and getting tighter with my budget…. Continue Reading
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – I DON’T BAKE. I mean, not really. I can make it if it comes out of a box or a package with specific instructions. My culinary skills are really more of the “let’s toss some spices and things together until dinner forms” line of skills. I’m pretty successful that way. But baking is such a precise art that I rarely venture into new territory.
Lately, however, I’ve been more and more about trying new things, and keeping to unprocessed, “whole” foods. I’m not about to pretend this recipe is healthy, but at least it has ingredients you can recognize and pronounce. 🙂
This past week was Mr. Crafty’s birthday, and we did our best to celebrate him in style. We don’t always have the desire to go all out, so a simple weekend at home relaxing was really all he wanted. But you can’t have a birthday without cake, right? Mr. Crafty is a choc-o-holic – he loves fudge brownie ice cream, OREOs, and double chocolate cake. I decided to combine his… Continue Reading