Birthday FRUIT “cake”!

 

FRUIT cake! yum!

I got the idea from pinterest to make a birthday cake for myself completely out of fruit!

 

It was pretty fun!  Although, you have to put it together just hours before the party so that the fruit doesn’t start looking weird. haha.

Well, there is no real “recipe” for this.  There are a myriad of different fruits you can use to decorate the outside, though the main part should probably always be a watermelon… just because they are so big.   Here is what I made mine with.

Real Fruit “Cake”

1 large watermelon
1 c. green grapes
2 oranges (cut up with the skin off)
1 lb. strawberries
4 kiwis
2 peaches

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Coconut Flour Cupcakes

 

coconut flour cupcake.. mmm

Wow, I had quite the weekend – a lot of baking! We had my son’s first birthday party on Saturday and I wanted to experiment with a few recipes.

The first recipe that I experimented with is this one. Her blog is based on cooking sweets for diabetics though (she uses a sweetener called erythritol), so I did change a few things.  Here is the recipe as I made it.  (it made 18 cupcakes) Continue reading