Category Archives: General Freakishness

Multiple Layers of Wrong…and Chocolate!

The cutest alien ever on Doctor Who is undoubtedly the Adipose, which are little living lumps of fatty tissue. So when I decided to make a cake for my friend Kyla (who is also president of our cake club and … Continue reading

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Christmas Gummy Contest Wrapup

A couple of weeks ago I held a contest where I asked folks to make up silly versions of Christmas carols using themes from the Alien movies to amuse me after I made a red and green gummy candy version … Continue reading

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Christmas Alien Gummy CONTEST!

[insert clever filk of a holiday song parodying the Alien movies here] Because I made this today while doing a gummy demo at a National Instruments Alternative Gift Fair: That’s right: I made Christmas Alien Head Gummy. And normally at … Continue reading

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Rainbow Turkey Cake

So I said to my husband, “I’m going to make a rainbow turkey cake to show how folks can alter the instructions in the Turkey Cake ebook to be creative. And because it amuses me. And because it’d be an … Continue reading

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Bleedin’ Rats!

I don’t take cake orders. I don’t have a regular business, so pretty much if I’m making a cake for someone, it’s because it’s a charitable effort I support, a close friend, or in exchange for some other favour. So … Continue reading

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Well That Explains Count Chocula

I’m making a zombie rat cake that bleeds, so I needed to make some edible fake blood. If any of the above statement confuses you, you’re reading the wrong food blog… Anyway. I Googled around for recipes and found a … Continue reading

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Alien Dog Cake for Peo

Last February I got to volunteer in Mike McCarey’s (aka the Cake God, even though he doesn’t like it when we call him that, thus proving how much more deserving he is of the title) classes after the Austin cake … Continue reading

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Sunday Sweeted Again! Plus a Peek Into My Cake Cabinet…

I’m thrilled that one of my cakes has been featured on the Sunday Sweets segment of CakeWrecks! Sunday Sweets: Beatle Mania Mine is the one with the Rattles on it: More pics, including several in-progress, are here. As of this … Continue reading

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Glow In The Dark Gummy

If that title didn’t make you do a double-take, squee, or at least start to twitch, you may need a direct-to-vein nerd transfusion. So here it is: If that doesn’t get your food-nerd heart beating, nothing will! Here it is … Continue reading

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Ugly Cake

Early on in this blog, I showed you how to make Ugly Cake Balls, based on my Ugly Cake. But apparently I’ve been remiss in showing you all just how ridiculously easy it is to make Ugly Cake itself. So … Continue reading

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