Witchy Halloween Owl Cake!

Made especially for my friend Rachel’s annual Halloween fiesta, this cake is one part owl + one part witch (actually witchy cat) + one big part Coco Cake tutorial.

In total, that makes for one wicked cute Witchy Owl Cake! Whooo loves ya!

Witchy Halloween Owl Cake | Make Me Cake Me

Miss Lyndsay aka Coco Cake’s tutorial made this cake’s creation a pretty painless process. I made the fondant pieces in advance, so baking and decorating the night before was stress-free.

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Pumpkins, Silly and Sweet! Jack O’Lantern French Macarons for Halloween

While Halloween is a time for spookiness and scares, cheerful sweets are always in fashion at MMCM.

Joining my happy-go-lucky ghosts, smiley Frankensteins, and colorful skeleton gals are these mischievous Jack O’Lantern french macarons!

Silly and Sweet Pumpkin French Macarons for Halloween! | Make Me Cake Me

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Chocolate Poof Top Cake & The Cake-for-Breakfast Revolution!

Cake-for-breakfast is one of my favorite ways to buck life’s conventions.

Growing up, my mom would’ve never allowed cake-for-breakfast. A sweet treat so early in the morning? Heavens no!

But many moons ago, once out on my own, I realized that I was now the mistress of my domain and I could eat cake before 9am if the mood struck. Such sweet independence!

Chocolate Poof Top Cake for Breakfast - Because happiness is coffee and chocolate cake before 9am! | Make Me Cake Me

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Pink Bear Macarons for my Bear’s First (Super Belated) Birthday!

My sweet Adairbear is officially a toddling 1 year old! Hurray, hurrah!

To be honest though, she’s 1.3 years old and with the craziness of moving twice in two months, her birthday fiesta was nowhere near the extravaganza I would’ve liked it to be.

So I’m celebrating her big first birthday on the blog. It’s a bit belated, but better late than never, especially when french macarons are involved!

French Macaron Bear Cookies - A sweet addition to a baby shower or birthday party as a favor or for dessert! | Make Me Cake Me

While french macarons sound quite fancy and formal, when shaped like bears, colored pink, and doodled on with edible markers, they’re all fun and giggles.

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Fancy Pants Chocolate Flower Cake

Whenever I make a cake for a friend, I ask if they have a flavor preference, hoping to make a treat that really speaks to their sweet tooth and makes them smile. That’s the whole point, right? A happy cake-eater.

Alas, 9 times out of 10, I’m asked to make something chocolate-y. Not going to lie, while delicious, chocolate-frosted cakes make me a little sad.

No rainbow frosting stars. No turquoise and lime green swirls. No furry white bunnies.

Fancy Pants Chocolate Flower Top Cake | Make Me Cake Me

I just love decorating with color and the premise of using straight brown is creatively limiting.

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