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Amy Eilert

Amy Eilert
Amy Eilert
Amy's Featured Recipe
The Necessities

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Author Amy Eilert is a cakelet, mini cake designer whose love of baking and working with her hands found a perfect outlet in cake making. She founded Cupcake Envy in Wake Forest, North Carolina in 2006. She has traveled throughout the US and Canada teaching exciting cakelet designs at cake conventions and hosted venues. Her cakes have made a big splash both locally and nationally with appearances on DailyCandy.com, The Food Network, Brides Magazine and the Ugly Betty show.
Amy is a NJ native, a wife, and mother of 2 beautiful boys, Ben and Sam.

Latest Recipes

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Are you ready to take your cake decorating skills to the next level? Then you need the recipe and instructions for the design How Does Your Garden Grow? You'll use several types of skills and techniques to create this colorful and delicious floral arrangement that everyone will love. The next time you want to make something special for Mother's Day, a birthday, or even just because it's Friday, keep this design in mind! This recipe is ideal for those at the intermediate level and calls for royal icing, which is a basic white icing made with ingredients that can include egg whites and powdered sugar.

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Playing Dress-Up

Whether you need a cake for a birthday party, mother's day, or a bridal shower, this design for Playing Dress-Up will be the talk of the event! Whimsical and colorful as can be, this cake design is ideal for those at the intermediate level of cake decorating. Just keep in mind that some of the decorating steps need to be completed a few days in advance of assembling the cake. This cake decoration uses Royal Icing, which is a simple recipe that includes egg whites and powdered sugar among the ingredients. In addition, some of the resources, templates, and additional information can be found in the cookbook's page on The Necessities.

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The Necessities

It's one thing to slather frosting on a cupcake or cakelet and call it a day. But if you want to step up your decorating game, then you'll need a few essential tools at your disposal. This list of items will make all the difference when assembling and decorating your baked treats. From cornstarch to an X-Acto knife and everything in between, these kitchen tools will help you create baked goods that will become the stuff of legend. These tools can be used in a number of cake decorating projects, including this one for Playing Dress-Up, pictured on the left.

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British Punk

Are you planning to make a birthday cake for someone whose personal style doesn't exactly include flowers and hearts? Then you'll want to make cakelets with some edge with this recipe for British Punk. The design, which is evocative of the in-your-face punk scene of more than 30 years ago, will be a sweet way to celebrate the birthday of anyone who loves to rock out (or at least wish they still could). These unique cakelets will also be a great way to expand your cake decorating skills and learn a few new cake decorating skills along the way.

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