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Happy Canada Day!

1 Jul

Canadian flag cakeI used regular red food coloring from the grocery store…and ended up with pink!

Cake Decorating at Amanda Oakleaf Cakes

7 Dec

I loovvvveee cake. But I’m very particular – I really don’t care for icing or frosting – so it might seem strange that I would take a cake decorating class. But I stumbled upon a groupon for a class at Amanda Oakleaf Cakes, and I thought this would be a fun way to find out how professional bakeries create such fancy edibles.

Amanda Oakleaf Cakes recently relocated from Winthrop to Boston’s Back Bay. They had only been teaching classes in their new location for a few weeks when my friend W and I attended a Buttercream Basics class. The instructors admitted they were still ironing out the logistics, but overall the class ran smoothly. One student didn’t show up, so we were a class of 7 – good thing too, because it probably would have been too crowded otherwise.


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