Welcome to The Cake Mama! Sharing our vegan life with lifestyle inspiration, plant based recipes and our transition into slower living in the Okanagan.

Spring Sneak Peaks

Hello my sweet dessert friends!  I wanted to take a moment to give you the heads up on what's coming up for The Cake Mama over the next couple of months. While it may not quite feel like spring yet around here, it's definitely the time to start thinking about special occasions surrounding the season: Easter and Mother's Day!  Leading up to these two special times of the year, I will be popping up at TWO markets! First up is Bloom Baby in Fort Langley this Friday and Saturday (March 31-April 1) and yours truly will be popping up on the Friday only. Starting at 5pm and ending at 9, it's the perfect way to sneak away from fam, sip some wine and do some serious local shopping! Find ...

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Make it! Captain America Cookies

I had such a great time creating these Captain American themed sugar cookies for a birthday order this past weekend! It was such a fun and relatively easy project that I thought I'd share with you how to make them! I am, what some might call "old school" LOL in that I don't own a projector of any kind that transfers an image onto a cookie so that you can easily pipe a design right on to it. I love the look that it achieves yet I can't bring myself to spend the money on one..but that's for another post sometime! Here's what you need to get started: outline consistency royal icing white & red flood consistency royal icing blue scribing tool wax paper pre-printed Captain ...

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A Winter ONEderland

Earlier this month we had the pleasure of celebrating our sweet son's first birthday! It was definitely a surreal moment; a whole year has passed and the little surprise we were waiting for last year is now a stumbling little eating machine! I knew that at least for Elias' first birthday we would do something wintery themed but I'm sure it'll be the last of that for a long while now (enter: Star Wars & superheroes!) so I took full advantage of it knowing full well I'll have zero creative control in the years to come. A December birthday naturally inspires ideas of snowflakes and barren trees while gingerbread and fluffy marshmallows swirled in my head as I pieced together the dessert ...

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