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The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 19h ago

Sloppy curdled mess makes amazing frosting

I think I’m just making American Buttercream wrong. I just don’t like it. Maybe it’s the recipe I use. Probably. But when making Bronwyn’s birthday cake I wanted to try a different type of b...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1w ago

Ears, Horns, Snowman and Twirls - sometimes the crazy works

“Don’t do it – you’ll regret it!” my dear friend told me about making fondant. I listened the first time. This time? I decided to give it a try. I needed to make a unicorn horn and ears ...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 2W ago

Unicorn Requested: Unicorn Delivered

A unicorn is what the birthday girl wanted. Oh dear. Really? Like an actual unicorn? Fear crept up in me. She wanted a unicorn cake for her birthday. I had visions of a giant cake mess, a sa...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 3W ago

Bake this Beautiful Brown Bundt - with Brown Eggs (booo need more B's)

Recently we had some dear friends over for dinner that we’d not visited with for far too long. The day was gorgeous – we were able to get so much done, we even were able to have dinner out o...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 4W ago

6 year old girl loves penguins!

Miss Anika Joy turned 6 this year and her request was for penguin cupcakes. She informed me that penguins were her favorite animal! They are pretty cool birds. Pinterest had so many diffe...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1M ago

New Flash: Boy turns 8, loses tooth, gets old way too fast.

One of my favorite things to do each year is to make birthday cakes or cupcakes for the little people in my life. Their creativity in requests always stretches my thinking and I love the hu...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1M ago

Bad things happen when a dinger doesn't ding...

You know you've been to the vet too much lately when even the vet says you don't have to come back for required blood tests because you've been there so much recently.Poor Rusty - it's hell ...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1M ago

Cupcakes, Food Boxes, and Anniversaries

Baking cupcakes in the middle of the week and making homemade whipped chocolate buttercream isn’t really the easiest thing as far as time goes. But when celebrating two years at my job – it ...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1M ago

Baking up some pockets of awesome deliciousness.

Some days I forget that I changed my work hours. Once upon a time Andy and I both worked 8:00 AM-4:30 PM – which aren’t bad hours – really. The struggle was traffic at night, trying to pick ...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 2M ago

Getting dumped for the great outdoors...

If there is one thing I know for certain about my girl is that she loves to bake. It’s kind of our thing. So when we decided to make Amish Sugar Cookies – it was a no brainer that she would ...