A triple threat: writer, illustrator, baker! Founder of popular baked goods website Lover of unicorns, doughnuts, cookies, cakes, pies, and all other things magical and sweet. Writer of two amazing, Today Show featured cookbooks.

In Praise of Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Not so long, ago, I actually heard someone utter the words "Salted caramel is so over." It was in line, in an ice cream shop. Referring to one of the most popular flavors....more

CakeSpy Loves: Mr. Nelson's Cookies

I officially love Mr. Nelson's Cookies. They wooed me and it worked, because I am a fan for life ....more

CakeSpy's Recent Craftsy Posts

DIY hacks: make your own baking ingredients....more

Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links

Free download: coloring book pages! Find them by clicking on the image. Homemade vanilla wafers ....more

What Happens When You Put Jell-O in an Ice Cream Maker?

Today's question is this: what happens when you put Jell-o in an ice cream maker? I woke up with this question in my mind, and it was such a powerful and burning question that it didn't take too long for me to have a batch of Jell-O in the works so I could test it out. Now, let me pause to answer some questions that you might have ....more

Road Trip: West Coast!

West cooooooast! I took it by storm over the past few weeks in a whirlwind road trip including friends, food, and some fantastic scenery. Why don't you do the equivalent of looking at my vacation slides, 2015 style, by reading on? ...more

Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links

DIY Baking hacks. An awesome post by ME! (CakeSpy for Craftsy) How to make homemade coconut butter ....more

CakeSpy Coloring Book Pages For Adults!

Why should kids have all the fun? These coloring pages are just for adults. Coloring book pages are the hottest new mindfulness activity for adults!...more

CakeSpy for Craftsy: Awesome DIY Baking Hacks

Everyone knows that you can bake your own cakes (or at least, I hope everyone visiting this site knows that). But did you know that you can make your own cake mix, too? And cupcake liners? ...more

Great for Showing Off: Hidden Passion Mini-Cakes

I don't know about you, but I'm a sucker for a showoff cake. By "showoff cake", I mean a cake which will make people jealous of your amazing kitchen prowess. This cake, my friends, is an official showoff cake ....more