Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Peacock Cake

My mother’s birthday cake was inspired by the new Birthday Cake Flavored Peeps! White cake mix with buttercream frosting and seedless raspberry jam filling decorated with marshmallow fondant. I used … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Peep-tastic Chocolate Coconut Birthday Cake

Birthday cake time with a peep theme! I experimented with a mish-mash of recipes (Pinterest again!) and had a few hic-ups, but the end result still tasted like a party. … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Layered Lemon Cream Cake

My mom requested either a lemon or cannoli cake for her birthday. I’m itching for spring, so I chose the brightness of lemon. The bottom cake layer is dense and … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

FAIL – Chocolate Dipped Birthday Candle

My boss brought up chocolate covered birthday candles during one of our office birthday parties – so I gave them a shot. I’m labeling this attempt a fail. The chocolate … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

Sketching… Greeting Cards

I mailed out two cards this week. One a birthday card and the other just a greeting card. I’m at the point now where I feel like a store bought … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Washi Tape Bunting

I’ve been seeing bunting everywhere online. Baby rooms, craft shows, even on birthday cakes! Here’s my attempt at crafting a miniature washi tape bunting cake topper. Supplies washi tape (mine … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Baking… Birthday Bunt Cake

My first brainstorm for this birthday dessert was epic! Baked sponge cake balls Filled with raspberry butter cream Dipped in chocolate ganache Served in mini cupcake liners with a Pocky … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

Baking… a Sailboat Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday, Dad!   Notes: • Fruit rollup is very sticky and needs support. The colorful spinnaker refused to say attached. • Fondant takes forever to dry! • I obviously … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 7 Comments

Folding… a Birthday Banner

Inspiration struck in the shower this morning! Today I am bringing S’mores Bars into work (you will see a post soon with the recipe) for my coworker’s birthday BUT it … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment