Cakespy: Top 10 Recipes


Quirky, cute, sometimes controversial, always delicious recipes from Jessie Oleson.


[Photographs and original illustrations: Cakespy]

Do you believe that I've been contributing recipes to Serious Eats for nearly three years? And oh, what a trinity of years they've been! The mere thought of how much butter, sugar, and rainbow-colored sprinkles I've gone through creating my signature, over-the-top, fanciful desserts makes me want to swoon.

To choose just a few favorites from my recipe archives was nearly impossible, but I gave it my best shot in this sugar-filled slideshow, selecting the recipes that make me smile and want to stuff my face full of cake (or cookies, or pie) every time.

Go Straight to the Recipes

1. Pie Fries
2. Truffle-Stuffed Cupcakes
3. Hot Dog Cookies
4. Cadbury Creme Deviled Eggs
5. Homemade Samoas
6. Deep Fried Cupcakes on a Stick
7. Funfetti Pancakes
8. Pop-Tart Ice Cream Sandwiches
9. Behemoth Crumb Cake
10. Birthday Cake French Toast

About the author: Jessie Oleson is a writer, illustrator, gallery owner, and cake anthropologist who runs Cakespy, an award-winning dessert website. Her first book came out in October 2011; she is currently at work on her second book.

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