Posts by Jessie

Jessie Oleson Moore
Jessie Oleson Moore is a writer, illustrator, and professional seeker of sweetness who runs Cakespy (, an award-winning dessert website. Her first book, CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-Filled Life came out in October 2011; her second book, The Secret Lives of Baked Goods, will be released in May.

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Shoe Cakes: Put Your Best Foot Forward

These shoes were not made for walking...they were made for eating! This may be hard to believe in some cases, as some of the following shoe-inspired cakes are so realistic, but rest assured, they’re all edible! Ranging from high fashion heels to pumped up kicks, these cakes are all equally inspiring cake decorating projects! Read more »

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Picnic Themed Cakes: Picnic with Sweet Dessert!

Picnic CakeLife’s a picnic when shared with friends. But it’s even more delicious when you’ve got a picnic themed cake for dessert! For a collection of cakes inspired by eating outdoors, look no further. From cheeky designs featuring ants carting away tasty morsels to adorable teddy bear picnic scenes, there’s something here to suit everyone’s picnicking preference! Read more »

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Princess Cakes Fit for Royalty

Princess CakesNot everyone can be a princess. But it’s possible to eat like one, with a beautiful princess-themed cake! Bustling with ruffles, crowns, sparkles, and pretty pink details, this collection of princess themed cakes will make you feel like a princess, if only for the day! Read more »

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Modern Wedding Cakes: New Classics!

Modern Wedding CakesWe’re in an age of modern love, so why not celebrate it with a modern wedding cake? The cake decorating on this collection of cakes may not be traditional, with their unexpected colors, shapes, and motifs. But as modern as these cakes may be, the sentiment remains classic: each one of these sugar, butter and cream masterpieces serve as a magnificent centerpiece and a beautiful ode to love. Read more »

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Movie-Themed Cakes: Cinema and Sugar

Movie Themed CakesSome cakes merely play a supporting role in a celebration. But in the case of these creative cakes inspired by popular movies, they’re all showstopping superstars! But watch out--make a cake like one of these, and people will surround it like paparazzi around a movie star! Read more »

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Sun! Sand! Surf! Tropical Beach-Themed Cakes

 Tropical CakesSurf! Sand! Sun! Summertime by the sea is totally sweet. But even sweeter still are these beach-themed cakes! Each one invokes the spirit of a seaside adventure, with styles ranging from breezy and carefree to sophisticated and chic. Will these cake ideas be a hit at your next occasion? You can bet your bottom sand dollar! Read more »

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How to Make Oreo Cake Pops

Oreo Cake PopsOreos are a fantastic snack. Cake pops are a super-fun treat. In short, both are already awesome. But together, they’re even better! Combining the classic cookies and cream flavor in bite-sized cake pop type treats makes for a fun and tasty crafty confection project. Read more »
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How to Stabilize Whipped Cream

Stabilized whipped cream may sound sort of like a science experiment. But there’s no need to panic or break out the old chemistry books: really, what it amounts to is whipped cream which is fortified with added ingredients to make it firmer and sturdier in texture.

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