Jennifer Blecka

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S’mores Pancakes

Pancakes are definitely a breakfast food, although I occasionally have them for dinner just to mix things up. I typically serve them with butter, …

Make a TINKERBELL Fairy Princess SURPRISE PINATA Cake! A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

Raspberry-Champagne Layer Cake with Victorian Cake Pulls

Sometimes the gravity of how fast time passes hits me all at once. It knocks me flat. I find myself lying on the floor eye-to-eye with …

Absolutely Avocados

Creamy avocados are one of my favorite fruits and I eat them just about every day. The funny thing about avocados is that many people only enjoy them …

Bake Me A Story

Once upon a time, there was a boy named Ryan, who met Susie -- the girl of his dreams -- in high school.<p>(Ryan had some pretty freaky dreams.)<p>The day …

Hershey’s S’mores Cupcake Mix, reviewed

I am a huge s’mores fan. The combination of marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker is always a good one in my book, whether it’s a traditional …

Apple Pie Caramels for the Etsy Blog

Okay. So <i>maybe</i> I told a little white lie in my last post about holding off on fall baking until my return from the beach (we're still here, and loving …

Cinnamon Layer Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cinnamon is a delicious spice that, like vanilla, is often used in conjunction with other flavors and rarely gets the spotlight all to itself. It is …

Chocolate Banana Chip Cookies

The Wreckers Who Don't Bake Pirate Things

Hey, it's Talk Like a Pirate Day!<p><b>Bo-ring.</b><p>Since everyone else is <i>talking</i> like pirates, I think we should <b>sing</b> like pirates!<p><i>♫ Arr arr ARR!!</i><p><i>We are the</i> …

Wilton Twist Quick Coupler

When I am working with tips, doing a little cake decorating, I either try to work with the most versatile tip that I have or I set up a few different …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Caramel Apples

Lately my home has been filled with the scent of warm vanilla and cooked sugar. I've been making every incarnation of caramel I can think of. I can't …

Chai Spice Apple Crisp

I find that I use a lot more spice in my baking during the fall and winter months. This is partly because spices are so warming, and partly because …

Vanilla Bean Malt Cake

The Far Side Of Cake, Vol. 5

The disguise worked, and soon Dennis counted himself the luckiest shrubbery this side of Caerbannog.<p>Switzerland's elite S.W.A.K. team:<p><i>Wilbur froze.</i> …

How to Thicken Frosting

Most of the time, when we think of frosting, we think of something sweet with a thick, smooth and spreadable consistency. Frosting can be very thin, …

My New Favorite Thing Ever: STICK A STICK IN IT

Ahh, black and white weddings. So classic. So chic. Why, just look at this beribboned beauty here:<p><i>LOOK AT IT.</i><p>That's what the bride wanted.<p><i>This</i> is …

Government shutdown: 18 times the government has gone dark

Rescued Dog Saves Box of Kittens from the Trash

Some despicable humans throw animals away like they’re trash, but even these abandoned animals know better than to do something like that. A formerly …