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Hello there! I’m Mary and I’m here to show home bakers how to bake and decorate cakes like a pro right out of your home kitchen! Baking cakes can seem like a daunting task, but with a little planning and practice it doesn’t have to be.

White Chocolate Raspberry Drip Cake
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Welcome to The Cake Chica

Here you’ll find beautiful, show stopping and flavorful cakes that look like you bought them at a fancy bakery, except it came right out of YOUR home kitchen!

Have you attempted to make a cake that sunk in the middle, or was over baked, or just didn’t come out right? Or have you decorated a cake with buttercream that wouldn’t stick to your cake or filling that just kept bulging out? Well I’ve got you covered!

When I first started my cake baking journey in 2005 I struggled with a lot of the above problems. But with persistent planning and practice I was able to overcome a lot of my caking issues. And I’m here to share with you the tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way.

Hi! I’m Mary the owner of The Cake Chica and I’m so happy you stopped by!

I started The Cake Chica in 2010 as a way to showcase my latest custom cakes. Later, I transitioned to home baking. And recently I found my passion for baking and decorating layer cakes specifically. 

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Baking and decorating cakes doesn’t have to be daunting.

In case you were wondering…

Craig is the other half of The Cake Chica. He is my editor and official taste tester of all the recipes that go up on the website. He also works at home (with me) full time as a Category Analyst.

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