Hey everyone! I’m Erin from Hey, EEP! back with another dessert idea that I really hope you enjoy! I’m a firm believer that you don’t need a special occasion for cake. Anything is a good excuse: small victories, big days, a new frenemy, you name it! So if you’re also on team constant-caking, I have an idea that you can use for literally everything!
Today I’d love to show you how you can make a cake that looks just like those cheeky cross-stitch designs you see on Pinterest and Etsy. They’re funny, short and so darn cute. I love the ones that say something a little dirty or mean but the words are surrounded by, like, a million pretty flowers lol It reminds me of my grandma—sweet but sassy!
But there’s nothing granny about these cakes! First, I’d love to show you how I doctor cake mix to taste like an amazing cake from the bakery. You won’t believe how simple it is! Seriously, these swaps will change your life.
Next, we’ll make some cute designs! I love making cakes but I’ll admit, I’m not the neatest decorator. Tiny, intricate, perfect designs just aren’t for me. But the best thing about a “cross-stitch” cake is that you don’t need any special skills. All you need to do is make an X. That’s it! Use a few Xs to make a heart or line them up to make a rope or a flower. Once you master the X the sky’s the limit!
Erin Phraner | Hey, EEP
I’m dying to know, what would you write on top of your first cake? Would you make one for yourself or do you have a saying in mind for a friend? As for me, I have an ADULTING SUCKS cake in the oven for a friend who’s really trying her best lol 🙂 everyone needs a little sweetness now and then!