Posts by Jessie

Jessie Oleson Moore
Jessie Oleson Moore is a writer, illustrator, and professional seeker of sweetness who runs Cakespy (http://www.cakespy.com/), 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.

Cake Decorating Blog

Wedding Anniversary Cakes

Wedding Anniversary CakesThe cake is one of the most memorable and enjoyable parts of any wedding. So why not recreate a bit of that magic every year with a beautiful anniversary cake? From simple and sophisticated to over the top decorated extravaganzas, these cakes are proof that cake, like love, can be a great adventure! Read more »

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Types of Cakes: Foam, Butter, & More

Types of CakesThere are so many wonderful cakes in the world. From Angel Food and Birthday Cake to Red Velvet and Strawberry Shortcake, there are infinite glorious variations on this luscious and inherently happy food. But did you know that most cakes are just variations of a few simple types? It’s true. Learn the basic types of cakes, and you have a base of batter knowledge that you can take in hundreds of different cake decorating and flavor directions! Read more »

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Spatulas and Cake Baking

SpatulasWhen it comes to baking and cake decorating, spatulas are an invaluable tool. These implements with a broad, flat, flexible blade can be applied to a myriad of different uses: to name a few, mixing, spreading, lifting, and transferring. But with so many different variations and types, what sort of spatula is most appropriate for the task at hand? Here’s a primer on the different types of spatulas and their uses for cake baking. Read more »