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Back to the Drawing Board

NaomiCakes – my blog – has been a labour of love for the past number of years that’s never really reached its full potential. I started my blog in 2012 as “Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice” on Blogger with the hope of making something great out of it. Or at least, with the hope… Continue reading Back to the Drawing Board

art deco · design · great gatsby · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · modern · New York · NY · Skyline · wedding cake

Art Deco/NY Skyline Wedding Cake

Some of you have probably already seen this if you follow me on Facebook, but for those who haven’t, may I present… A cake! As usually happens when I don’t have any new tutorials, I am posting pictures of my latest cake creation. This one was a real treat to make! The theme was Art… Continue reading Art Deco/NY Skyline Wedding Cake

chocolate hazelnut · cookies · easy · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · nutella · step by step

Nutella/Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies [Recipe]

Some of you may know that I lived in Germany for 6 months; and well, if I learned anything about German people while I was there, it’s that they–love–Nutella. A lot. Either that or the whole world loves Nutella and I was somehow in the dark on that one (it’s like a once-in-3-years kind of… Continue reading Nutella/Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies [Recipe]

bridal shower · cherry · cherry pies · cute · fruit · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · idea · lemon pie · mini · picture blog · raspberry pie · recipe · rhubarb pie · strawberry pie · summer

Miniature Cherry Pies [Recipe]

Cherry pie: If there’s anything filled with nostalgia as being “The best dessert ever,” from my childhood, this would be it. I remember one time in particular, my mom had made a large dessert spread sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and we had a group of people come over to visit for a few hours.… Continue reading Miniature Cherry Pies [Recipe]

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Miniature Lemon Meringue Pies [Tutorial]

They’re small – they’re fabulous – and they’re incredibly simple to make. Yes, you heard me correctly. YOU could be eating these very soon. And here’s all you gotta do to teleport this much awesome from your computer into your kitchen. You Will Need:  – 1 recipe of my Easy Pie Pastry  – Lemon Pie Filling,… Continue reading Miniature Lemon Meringue Pies [Tutorial]

delicious · easy · flaky · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · layers · no sugar · pie pastry · recipe · tutorial

Easy Pie Pastry [Recipe]

In the world of recipes, great pastry seems to be one of those things that is hard to come by. Yet, when you do find a great one, it is one of those things that you must keep, treasure, and memorize in order that it might never escape your grasp again. Behind every great pie… Continue reading Easy Pie Pastry [Recipe]

baby shower · cake decorating · cookies · creative · DIY · gender reveal · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · idea · naomicakes · onesie · step by step · surprise · theme

Baby Onesie Cookies [Tutorial]

They are cute; and YOU (yes, you) can make them. Here’s how! 😀 You Will Need:  – Baby onesie Sugar Cookies, or Chocolate Sugar Cookies  – White fondant icing  – Rolling pin, fondant smoothers, and straight pins  – Baby onesie cookie cutter  – Royal Icing or clear piping gel  – Piping bags and tips  – Gel… Continue reading Baby Onesie Cookies [Tutorial]