i am baker

My blog iambaker.net is all about Cakes, Confections, and Creations.  Not to mention calories!

ombre birthday smoothie

My sweet little Audrey turns 6 today, and...more

butterscotch peanut butter snickerdoodles

I hope I have stressed to you the simple joy and delight that is beautifully expressed in the relationship between peanut butter and butterscotch. ...more

Iced Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

These Dark Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs are Decorated with Pink and Red Candy Cane Stripes of Royal Icing! Follow my Video Tutorial and enjoy this Fun and Festive Holiday Recipe. See it HERE! ...more

Raspberry Chocolate Cake

Dark Chocolate Layer Cake with Raspberry Buttercream. Topped with ganache. See it HERE! ...more

spice cupcakes with eggnog buttercream

Confession time: ...more

Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Pumpkin cupcakes with swirl through batter. Cinnamon Cream Cheese Buttercream. I learned the piping technique from I Am Baker’s technique post on how to ice cupcakes ....more

Chocolate Orange Sandwich Cookies

These Chocolate Sandwich Cookies are like Oreos with a Twist! A Tart drop of Orange Marmalade is nestled within the sweet Vanilla Crème Filling. It’s a Citrusy Surprise that complements the Deep Chocolate Cookie so Beautifully ....more

Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes from Scratch

How to Make a Perfect Vanilla Cupcake, From Scratch! Step-by-step Tutorial, with Pictures. You’ll love the Moist, Tender Texture and Rich Vanilla Flavor, and this Method is Easy as be, with just One Bowl! ...more

Chocolate Hazelnut Streusel Bread with Salted Caramel

Enjoy this Chocolate Quick Bread with a steaming cup of coffee. It’s a perfect afternoon pick-me-up; you’ll swoon over the crumbly Chocolate Hazelnut Streusel and Buttery Salted Caramel Sauce! And it’s such an Easy Recipe- No Mixer Required! ...more

Chocolate Merlot Cake

I learned the crumb coat method from I Am Baker, specifically from Amanda’s book, Surprise-Inside Cakes! and finally I am now pleased with the way I frost cakes. She also taught me how to get the perfect cut and slice ....more