Category Archives: Sick and Twisted

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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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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I Sssssee You – Gelatin Floral Art Meets Gummy and My Bizarre Brain

So there’s this thing they do in Mexico where very talented people cast some gelatin and then use syringes to artfully inject opaque gelatin into it, leading to some lovely designs. Usually they’re flowers, but I’ve also seen some gorgeous … Continue reading

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The Subtleties of Eye Placement

I’ve mentioned before how shaping eyes on your figures can do a lot to convey different emotions. Now I want to show you how even something as simple as placing candy-coated sunflower seeds on snowman cookies can communicate a variety … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Not-Quite-Hugh’s Head

If I wasn’t so busy, I’d start a new blog with that title and then do more things like this: More about the signing later. I’m still recovering. [Translate]

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Box of Wrecky Wrongness

I’m so giddy to be going to the Cake Wrecks book signing in Austin tonight (well Round Rock, actually, just north of Austin) that I’ve already packed my box of stuff. I’ve got the wreckplica I made them last time … Continue reading

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Zombie Skin: Let’s Bite ’em Back!

Zombie apocalypse got you down? Hordes of the greenie-gutses trying to storm your compound and eat your tasty, tasty brains? Well I did some experimenting and I’ve found a way for you to bite those undead back with Zombie Skin … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Gummy Goodness

Oh look, a beautiful bit of churchy stained glass in a window. Let’s have a closer look, shall we? Hang on… That’s no moon stained glass. It’s a space station bunch of gummies. It’s a bunch of Han Solo in … Continue reading

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Molding Flesh-Like Gummy in Buttercream

This is the sort of discovery that I should save for the booklet I’m working on. It’s the kind of thing I should reserve to make money on via classes, books, etc. If I was a real cake decorating professional, … Continue reading

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