Top Tutorials and Recipes in 2014


Happy 2015! While 2014 was whizzing by, I had a lot of fun sharing my recipes and kitchen adventures with you. Did your favorite post make it to the list of Top 5 Tutorials and Recipes in 2014?

How To Make Cake Pops -

How To Make Cake Pops | A Step-By-Step Tutorial

If cake pops are new to you or you have tried them in the past and never gone back, this cake pop recipe is the perfect place to start!

One of my most rewarding kitchen adventures has been learning how to make cake pops. I always know that if I want to let my baking imagination run wild, I can just start with a cake pop recipe and see where it takes me! The possibilities are endless. Read more…

5 Tricks to Stop Cake Pops from Falling Off Sticks


5 Tricks to Stop Cake Pops From Falling Off Sticks

My cake pops used to fall off the sticks. Now that I know these simple tricks it never happens!

Cake pops can be frustrating, I know. But, with some simple tips and tricks they can become easy. Let’s review some solutions to common cake pop problems and before you know it, they will be your favorite sweet treat too! Today’s cake pop challenge… taming those unruly cake balls that fall off the stick. Read more…How To Make Royal Icing


My Favorite Royal Icing Recipe

This is my favorite royal icing recipe. It doesn’t dry rock hard but is still sturdy enough for stacking and shipping!

There is one thing every cookier needs in their arsenal… a favorite royal icing recipe. The royal icing recipe that I’m sharing with you today is my favorite because it is not only yummy (of course!) but it is the perfect texture. There is a not-so-secret ingredient that allows the icing to harden enough for stacking and shipping while remaining soft on the inside. No more biting into a beautifully decorated cookie and cringing because the icing is rock hard! Read more…30 Thanksgiving Treats


30 Easy Thanksgiving Treats

These adorable Thanksgiving sweets all include a recipe or tutorial!

Now that Halloween has awoken your sweet tooth, it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving treats. Between turkeys and pilgrims and a zillion kinds of pie, there are lots of creative sweets made by talented sugar artists to get your imagination going.

This collection includes a variety of Thanksgiving treats with step-by-step directions so you can feel comfortable making them on your own. You will feel proud to display any of these creative sweets on your Thanksgiving table! Are you ready for some sweet inspiration? Read more…

Chocolate Cookies with Raspberry Royal Icing


Chocolate Cookies with Raspberry Royal Icing Recipe

Say goodbye to boring sugar cookies with this delicious recipe for chocolate cookies with raspberry flavored royal icing.

When I get a hankering to decorate cookies, I usually reach for my favorite sugar cookie recipe and royal icing recipe. My mouth starts to water just thinking about the sugary combo! But, sometimes you just want to change things up a bit, ya know? That’s where this recipe for chocolate sugar cookies and raspberry flavored royal icing come in. If you’re worried about straying away from a faithful sugar cookie recipe to take a risk on a new flavor, don’t be. Trust me when I say that these cookies will be a hit. I received nothing but rave reviews from all who tried them. Read more…

Are you wondering what to look forward to at in 2015? How about we start the year off with an awesome giveaway! Check back later to see the new stadium-style cupcake stands that Cake Pop Stand Co. is introducing. Then, enter for a chance to win one of your own!

3-Tier Cupcake Stand for 12 Cupcakes

Of course, you already know that this year will be filled with fun step-by-step tutorials for decorated cookies, cake pops, and cupcakes. But, did you also know that will begin accepting submissions of your work? For now, if you have a tutorial for a creative sweet that you would like to see featured on, email [email protected]. Coming soon, the blog will include a link for you to upload your submissions.

What do you think? I’d love to hear your thoughts. What do you want to see on in 2015?

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3 Responses to Top Tutorials and Recipes in 2014

  1. Happy 2015, Janine. Hope you and the fam had a wonderful Christmas and New Year.

    Your cake pop dough looks so perfect, I’m off to check out that post. I love how it says ‘bake and destroy cake’ too!
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