Over the last few weeks I've had plenty of excuses to bake pretty desserts. I love baking, but I've had no reason to do so since Jesse and I stopped eating sweets. However, during July I had several birthdays, Wednesday night small group, and a baptism to provide desserts for. Here are some of my favorite sweets I've made over the past few weeks.
|Cake smash for trio's first birthday|
|Batman birthday cake with sugar sheets and black buttercream|
|Mini chocolate cupcakes with cream cheese icing|
|Cinnamon pita chips with fresh fruit salsa|
|Strawberry shortcake bites|
|Chocolate peanut butter truffles|
|Paw print smash cake|
|3 dozen dog themed cupcakes, smash cake, and other treats|
|6-layer baptism cake|
Baking is easy and fun. Decorating is tedious and time consuming (more so with four small children). Watching reactions from people as they see an aesthetic pleasing cake or taste a delicious dessert makes it worth it. Cakes make the occasion.
As Julia Child says, "A party without cake is just a meeting."