Moving to The Daily Soiree!

While Kate’s Cakes & Catering, was a great way get started blogging, with my interests expanding its no longer the best place for me to update. That being said, I’d love for you all to check out my new blog The Daily Soiree that my sister & I launched earlier this week. In addition to great baking posts, The Daily Soiree will also have posts about travel, fashion, as well as bar & restaurant reviews. This week’s posts are all about St. Patrick’s Day so be sure to check them out! Thanks again to all of you who have followed me over the past few years! Hope you all enjoy The Daily Soiree!!

Valentine’s Day Cookies Part 1

With only 3 days to go until Valentine’s Day, I decided to start my baking tonight. While I prepped the sugar cookie dough that I’ll be baking off tonight, but decorating tomorrow, I decided to whip up a batch of Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies.

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I used the same recipe we use for Chocolate Crinkle Cookies at Christmas and just swapped in Red Velvet Cake Mix for the Devil’s Food. You can find the recipe I used on here. They are just as delicious as the originals, but must more festive looking! I hope my friends & family enjoy them in a few days!

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pudding Shots

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAs my week of pudding shot posts continues, I thought I would share the recipe for a pudding shot perfect for Valentine’s Day — Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pudding Shots. They are perfect for any Valentine’s Day or Anti-Valentine’s Day party. The best part is you can make them this weekend so they are all ready for next Saturday!  Continue reading

Some Award Winning Cakes

This post is clearly a few months late, but while I have been slacking in sharing what I’ve been up to, I have still been baking as much as ever. Over the past 18 months, we’ve had two baking competitions at work. While I’m not typically a competitive person, when it comes to baking my competitive streak emerges and so of course I needed to enter them. Both competitions were judged on taste, creative use of company products, & appearance.  Continue reading