Strawberries, anyone?

It's strawberry season. To be honest, berries aren't my favorite (I’m a texture kind of girl). However, I can’t tell you how many cake orders I’ve received for fresh strawberry cake. The secret to this cake is the fresh strawberry preserve filling (see recipe below). One of my friend’s has ordered it twice and said, “This should be your signature!” So here in Maryland (we’re not unique, I know), you have several options to get strawberries: the local supermarket, the farmer’s market or a pick your own farm. I must say, I’ve never gone to pick strawberries; however, it is on a list of things to do (it’s not a bucket list!!!). I pride myself on baking from scratch, so why not pick my ow

What's in a name?

What's in a name? Choosing a name for my business was no easy feat. I mean, given the nature of cake and cupcake business and its popularity, available names were few and far between. Sadly, any combo I could think of was taken. I was just about to give up when I remembered why I'm so passionate about my cakes. Taste...I fell in love with the emotional response I got when people ate my desserts (secretly I'm a people pleaser). And I can't tell you how many people I've talked with that mention how some cakes look good, but are disgusting. Essentially, my answer is "well...taste this cake!" It just goes to show that presentation is only half the battle. Taste matters too!

And we’re off….

Yesterday was opening day for the Edmondson Village farmer’s market in Baltimore City. I’ve been a consumer of markets before, but never a vendor. I’m very much a planner, so research and preparation was key for me. The market manager, Jill, held meetings to review payment options (SNAP, FNP, EBT, etc…things I was unaware of prior to the meeting) and for networking among the vendors. They also requested information about Taste this Cake for their website to assist with marketing on both ends. As for me, I thought all I had to do was bake and show up! WRONG!!! Indeed, one of the core values of Taste this cake is taste. However, I realized I would no longer be in front of my family and

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