Milky Way Cake

A decadent vanilla cake topped with chocolate buttercream, milky way bars, and a glorious caramel sauce! So excited to bring you this cake today. Not only is is stunning… I mean, if you don’t mind me saying so… but it’s from a special friend ....more

Chocolate Cupcake with Pumpkin Spice Buttercream

These dark Chocolate Cupcakes are paired with the most delicious and perfectly spiced Pumpkin Buttercream! I may be in the minority, but I happen to love living in Minnesota. Yes, even though we have winter 6 months of the year and even though one of our seasons is officially...more

Walk Through the Valley

Every single word of this beautiful song is speaking to me in a profound way. Just thought I would share! The pathway is broken and the signs are unclear And I don’t know the reason why You brought me here But just because You love me the way that You do I’m gonna walk through the valley if You want me to ‘Cause I’m not who I was when I took my first step And I’m clinging to the promise You’re not through with me yet So if all of these trials bring me closer to You Then I will go through the fire if You want me to It may not be the way I would have chosen When You lead me through a world that’s not my home But You never said it would be easy You only said I’d never go alone So when the whole world turns against me and I’m all by myself And I can’t hear You answer my cries for help I’ll remember the suffering Your love put You through And I will go through the darkness if You want me to When I cross over Jordan, I’m gonna sing, gonna shout I’m gonna look into Your eyes and see, You never let me down So take me on the pathway that will lead me home to You And I will walk through the valley if You want me to Yes, I will walk through the valley if You want me to If You Want Me To by Ginny Owens The post Walk Through the Valley appeared first on i am baker ....more

Chocolate Craving Cake

Chocolate cravings cannot be ignored! This perfectly proportioned cake will definitely satisfy every single craving. “Share Food, Share Love.” That’s a pretty darn good motto, right? ...more

Krispy Pumpkin Brownies

These perfectly gooey double chocolate brownies are paired with a dreamy pumpkin frosting and topped with peanut butter chocolate Rice Krispies! One of the most exciting aspects of the 21st century is technology. We have the ability to pop online and see up-to-the-second news ....more

Perfect Yellow Cupcakes {with amazing Chocolate Buttercream}

These Ultimate Yellow Cupcakes paired with an amazing Whipped Chocolate Buttercream are the perfect way to enjoy your favorite flavor of cake! Yellow cupcakes should not be this hard! This is what I have said to myself many times over the last 3 weeks ....more

Surviving Toddlerhood

As a mom of five little ones (the oldest being 10 and not technically little, but he will always be my little baby whether he likes it or not) I feel somewhat qualified to share what I have learned in Surviving Toddlerhood. Rest assured, this advice is not meant to replace advice from professionals who went to big fancy schools to learn about toddlers. Never throw away random pieces/parts you find around you home ....more


Life has been busy on the homestead. With my husband out of town (going on week two) and having four kids in school and one sweet precocious...more

How to Pipe “Rope” Frosting

A quick and easy tutorial on how to pipe a “rope” onto cupcakes. A day after I posted this I ended up impaling my hand with a garden stake and was unable to hold a piping bag (or cupcake for that matter!). Everyone has been very kind and patient and I really, really appreciate that ....more

Mississippi Mudslide Cake

The Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache, Kahlua Whipped Cream and Oreo is the definition of indulgent baking! My friend Jocelyn has written a lovely book called Grandbaby Cakes...more