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Interview with Food Cache Cafe

After my last post I figured we should talk about something non sugar related. Almost two years ago a couple of friends of mine opened Food Cache Cafe. I knew Erick because he was a regular customer at Mimi's Cookie Bar, and I knew Karl because he was my neighbor and our dogs are friends [...]

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Snowy Sunday Candy Cake

So today it is SNOWING, yes you heard that right. It's snowing on June 11th! Now I love snow just as much as the next girl that lives in Mammoth Lakes, but I think we can all agree that June is not the time to see small white flakes falling from the sky. The bakery [...]

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Chocolate Strawberry Sprinkled Ice Cream Sandwiches

Even though there is still skiing and snowboarding, and Mammoth Mountain just announced they will be open until sometime in August, it's also pool weather and ice cream eating weather in my opinion. And we have been selling boat loads of ice cream at the shop, and making ice cream sandwiches like crazy this past week. Ice [...]

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Red Velvet Cake & Interview with ColorKitchen

So, I know all of you have seen that we've been coloring our desserts with beautiful natural food dyes lately. These food dyes come from ColorKitchen, which I try to promote whenever I can because I am obsessed with her colors! I have tried lots of natural dyes since opening Mimi's Cookie Bar (trust me lots!), [...]

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How to Crumb Coat a Cake

Welcome back from the long weekend! I am working on a cake to share later this week and I realized we post a lot of cake recipes, and that many of you may not know exactly how to crumb coat a cake. It is something that's not always necessary when baking at home, but if [...]

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Keough's Hot Spring

Happy Memorial Day! I hope you are enjoying time at a pool somewhere... Everyone that knows me knows I LOVE pools. Maybe it's the Midwest in me - but I just love pools. The ocean...eh... not so much. So, of course one of my favorite places to go in the spring is Keough's Hot Springs. Just [...]

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Cookie Dough Truffles

This blog post is for one of our former wedding clients, Kelly. She and her husband were married at Convict Lake Resort a few years ago. They live in Tahoe and come back to Mammoth every now and again. Whenever they do come back to Mammoth, they order things that they had at their wedding. [...]

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Vegan Birthday Cake

Last week I got a direct message on Instagram from a Mom. It went something like this: Hi Mimi, I love the photos you post, everything looks amazing! I was wondering if you have a recipe for a dairy free cake that would be suitable for my daughter's 3rd birthday party. She's lactose intolerant so I'm [...]

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Hyatt Indian Wells

Last week I went to Indian Wells to visit my Dad. He recently retired and moved there last summer, and I hadn't been to visit yet. So, we planned a quick spur of the moment trip.I figured it would be nice to relax a little before the summer craziness begins. We stayed at the Hyatt Indian [...]

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Flower Cupcakes

Spring is here and these Flower Cupcakes are celebrating spring! Lemon Cupcakes topped with Coconut Buttercream make these cupcakes perfect for any spring fling. I made a short little video to just show you how I frosted each one, it is super easy if you have the right decorating tips. You can also change up [...]

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