frankenstein cake

frankenstein cake

just like frankenstein's monster, this cake is composed of a bunch of stuff shoved together into one whole. i opted to use leftover cake scraps instead of human and animal parts, though, and i think my creation turned out a bit better than dr. frankenstein's. i always have tons of leftovers in my freezer after a big [...]

salted apple cake

salted apple cake

i'm currently in ithaca, ny — home to cornell university, and also home to a huge annual apple festival! the festival is in october (this cake is sorta seasonally inappropriate), but it's one of the many cool events that take place in this tiny town. ithaca is small, and it's in the middle of no where, but [...]

honeycomb cake

honeycomb cake

i've talked about having trypophobia before (the fear of clusters of holes), so this cake was the ultimate test. it was totally worth the struggle, though — i love how it turned out. the cake layers are my (award winning!) honey spice cake. instead of using boring old costco honey, i used wedderspoon's amazing manuka [...]

carrot cake with liquid cheesecake and graham cracker ganache

carrot cake with liquid cheesecake and graham cracker ganache

i found a package addressed to me on the porch a few days ago, and i torn it open and ripped the wrapping off its contents before realizing that it was probably meant to be opened during hanukkah. oops! well, the gift was the momofuku milk bar cookbook, and it has effectively drawn me back into an [...]