Cake Lady Museum finds a new home

Featured in Los Angeles Times Local: A sweet ending for a one-of-a-kind cake museum was assured Friday when bakery students from a San Fernando Valley vocational school rescued more than a hundred colorfully decorated cakes from a trip to the dumpster. The elaborately...

Robert Wemischner Streetwise Interview

To listen to the interview please click here.  You need to be a member in order to listen. If you are not a member yet, you can click here to sign up for a 14 day free trial. Robert Wemischner, author of “The Dessert Architect,” discusses The Four Cornerstones that he...

Quickbreads

With a limitless variety of ingredient combinations available in today’s marketplace, and because mixing and baking are not labor intensive tasks, QUICK BREADS offer the ability to make muffins, scones, biscuits, loaf type cakes, and even popovers fresh within limited...

COMPETITION

One Aha! moment that awakened my passion for cake decoration dealt with an episode involving my sixth grade friend, Sharon, whose cake decorator mom made a “Forget-Me-Not” cake for our classmate who was about to move. That gesture profoundly influenced my creativity...

THE CAKE LADY

Frances Kuyper was an inspiration to me and I’ll bet anyone who met her. My students and I would visit Frances at Hollenbeck Palms where she moved herself and her cake museum after the death of her husband. When she demonstrated her talents in a large room complete...

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