Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cake

We have discussed these Gooey Butter Cakes before. They are, well, sweet. Actually sweet is an understatement ....more

red velvet buttercream rose cake

It’s all about that cake, bout that cake, bout that cake… Sorry. But that song (with my personalized cake-y lyrics) is stuck in my head. Funny thing about it is, it is NOT all about that cake ....more


Baking, Thinking & Praying for Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Baking Red Velvet Ooey Gooey Butter Cake! It’s pretty insane. Thinking about trials and praying for peace for those experiencing trials ....more

about i am baker

peanut butter brownie caramelita I received this email today: As a professional pastry chef for almost 30 years (and a Journalism graduate who worked in that field for nearly 9 years), I came upon your blog one day and have been enjoying your baking ideas and recipes. You are very creative! However, I wonder if there would be any way to keep your opinions on politics and religion, etc ....more


Baking, Thinking & Praying for February 9th, 2015 I am tired. And sassy. And thankful to be a mom and blogger and wife and friend and student of life ....more

salted caramel peanut butter mousse in a mini chocolate cookie cup

As you can tell by my blog posts of late, peanut butter is becoming...more

chocolate mug cake (in 1 minute)

Delicious chocolate cake made in a mug and ready in just one minute! I was lost in a Pinterest rabbit hole the other day....more


Baking, Thinking & Praying for Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Ecclesiastes is really speaking to me! Would love to know what you are baking, thinking & praying! The post 2-4-15 appeared first on i am baker ....more

my birthday cake

As is the tradition in our home, I make my birthday cake. Not because others won’t, but because baking cakes is my passion as well as my profession. My birthday is one of the few times a year that I throw all good business sense out the window (easy recipes, easy assembly, less time, etc.) and simply make something that moves my soul ....more


Baking, Thinking & Praying for Thursday, January 29th, 2015 Baking cupcakes. Still. Because I need them for a dessert pot luck! ...more