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13 DESSERTS THAT ARE (ALMOST) TOO PRETTY TO EAT

These desserts are so pretty that you’ll have just as much fun making them as you do eating them! We have collected a range of layered cakes and pastries that are both delicious and beautiful. Try making these cakes to perfect your technique, but we’re warning you: you might get totally addicted to dessert styling. […]

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CHOCOLATE COVERED MADELEINES RECIPE

Madeleines are seriously underrated treats. That’s why we’re thrilled to share this sweet recipe by Delia of One Sweet Event! The soft, almost bite-sized little cakes are perfect for your dessert spread this Valentine’s Day, especially once you top them with chocolate and sprinkles. Here’s what Delia has to say about her yummy cakes: “These chocolate covered […]

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CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY IN STYLE

Valentine’s Day is on its way! Make sure you’re ready to make the most out of all things pink, red, and of course, heart-shaped. Whether you’re looking for party decor inspiration or just need some help deciding on a gift for that special someone, we’ve compiled some gorgeous styling options for you. Try them all […]

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HOW TO MAKE A DIY OMBRE HEART CAKE

This Valentine’s Day, you’re going to fall madly in love… with this pretty pink cake idea by our exclusive contributor, Tessa of Style Sweet The little ombre hearts make neat decorations that your friends (or just that special someone) will eat up! Here’s what Tessa has to say about her heart cake: “Not everything for Valentine’s […]

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LEMON MERINGUE DELIGHT CAKE

Fight off cold and gloomy weather with a beautiful, bright cake! Today we’re highlighting this Lemon Meringue Delight Cake by Sweetapolita. Each slice of this cake is as sweet and tangy as it looks. If you love lemons, this recipe will give you a serious fix. It’s packed with lemon cake, curd, buttercream, and more! […]

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THE BEST 5-MINUTE MUG CAKES

Let’s be honest — there’s never a time when we’re not craving dessert. Unfortunately, we don’t always have the time, energy, or the right ingredients to make a layer cake, fancy pie or batch of brownies. Mug cakes are perfect for this reason — they’re quick and easy, and you can bake them in your […]

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INSPIRED OMBRÉ ITEMS

Ombré is a growing trend, and it’s not just for your hair! You can use the fun look in all aspects of life, from your kitchen to your closet. We’ve rounded up some great ways to get in on ombre — try one or try them all! Plain ol’ Wooden Utensils look so dull next […]

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PRETTY IN PURPLE DESSERTS

Are you in need of a stunning dessert to help you channel your inner royalty? Treat your guests like kings and queens when you serve them any of these brightly colored treats. This round-up of purple desserts showcases the original color of royalty, but with a twist. These unique treats are sure to satisfy any royal […]

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NOT TOO GUILTY DESSERTS

No one can resist a sweet, moist cake or chewy chocolate chip cookies, but after the plate is clean, regret is never far behind. Despite our discouragement, we knew healthier alternatives to our favorite indulgences were out there. We picked out ten yummy treats that won’t leave you feeling guilty — so try one, try […]

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Dessert Styling for Martha Stewart: SHINY PASTEL OMBRE DESSERT TABLE

If you follow us throughout social media, you probably saw some sneak peeks of a party we styled earlier this week for Martha Stewart. I have been beyond giddy to share with you exactly what we’ve been up to. Martha Stewart has launched a brand new line of party essentials called MarthaCelebrations, which will be […]

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15 FABULOUS SUMMER STRAWBERRY DESSERTS

Summer has absolutely arrived, which means strawberries are in season! And while there’s nothing wrong with eating strawberries by themselves, their sweet, tangy flavor can dress up any dessert. From cupcakes to meringues to ice cream, we’ve found 15 delicious recipes that feature this flavorful fruit. Topped with slices of fresh strawberries, this Strawberry Mousse […]

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BFFF QUOTES TO LIVE BY

  Photography by Milou & Olin Photography.  Styled by Melissa Johnson. “Let them eat cake!” are the infamous words thought to have been exclaimed by Mary Antoinette. Although historians believe that the lavish Queen never actually uttered the saying, here at Best Friends For Frosting, we like to think that “Let them eat cake!” is […]

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Rosie Alyea of Sweetapolita

I can confidently say that Rosie of Sweetapolita is one of my inspirations when it comes to baking and desserts. If you’ve never visited Rosie’s site, prepare yourself to drool. Rosie’s obsession with cakes and all things baked began when she worked at a German bakery when she was 16. Further inspiration came for her […]

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BFFF on ModCloth

We heart ModCloth. They are known for having some of the best fashion on the net, and I have been following them since I was a teenager. So I was so excited to style a dessert spread that is being featured on their blog TODAY. I collaborated on this spread with Tessa Lindow-Huff and Caroline […]

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Greely Myatt’s Wooden Desserts

Recently, wooden decorations have been everywhere on the home decor and fashion blogs. Because of that trend, artist Greely Myatt has combined two amazing concepts: wood and dessert. Myatt, a professor of sculpture at the University of Memphis, has embarked on a journey to take desserts into a different realm of design. Dessert Girl describes […]

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National Dessert Day Desserts

If you love dessert, you’ll want to get out your party hat and turn on your oven because today, October 9, is National Dessert Day! We’ll help you get your party started with these great ideas from some of our favorite bloggers. We have everything from cookies to cake to tiramisu to get you excited […]

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Neapolitan Dessert Bar

As promised, I am back to share all the photos from our Neapolitan Dessert Bar.  I recently teamed up with Tessa Lindow Huff, owner of The Frosted Cake Shop, to produce a fun dessert concept.  We were so thrilled that it was featured on Amy Atlas Events & The Tomkat Studio last week, and we are […]

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Featured on Amy Atlas Events

I remember flipping through the pages of O Magazine and reading all about Amy Atlas – “The Party Planning Guru.”   She inspired me immensely, and I was forever a fan.  When I launched Best Friends For Frosting, I added “get featured on Amy Atlas Events” to my bucket list. May of this year, I planned […]

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