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Welcome To Hou’s Caking

Welcome to a dream six years in the making.  Hou’s…

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Easy Cut-Out Cookie Recipe

When I was pregnant with my first son, I imagined…

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strawberry margarita cake recipe Houscaking.com
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Strawberry-Margarita Cake (Kid Friendly)

When I started culinary school my kids were still in…

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Royal Icing Consistency Guide

Royal Icing Consistency is a HUGE deal in the land…

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Royal Icing Recipe

The story of my love affair with royal icing. For…

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Cookie Recipes

Gingerbread (cutout) Cookies

During the holidays the first thing people think about is…

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American Swiss Meringue Buttercream

My journey to American Swiss Meringue Buttercream was an interesting…

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Hou's Caking is designed with Jr. Chefs in mind. We're packed with delicious desserts only recipes that include classic pastries, custom cookies, and dinner cakes. Projects are easy enough for advanced Jr. Chefs or adult novice decorators.

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February 21, 2019 0 Comments Cookie Recipes

Easy Cut-Out Cookie Recipe

When I was pregnant with my first son, I imagined us in the kitchen making cookies for Christmas.  As soon as he was about 3, I found myself expecting my second child, a girl.  That first Christmas having my newborn daughter and my almost four-year-old son were full of memories.  I wasn’t a Chef yet,…

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February 19, 2019 0 Comments Cake Recipes

Strawberry-Margarita Cake (Kid Friendly)

When I started culinary school my kids were still in Elementary School.  I’ve never been a big drinker but I was always intrigued by fruity adult beverages.  As the kids and I were eagerly trying new ways to change boxed cake mixes I happened upon a Strawberry Cake recipe.  After sipping my best friends Strawberry-Margarita drink…

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royal icing
August 22, 2018 0 Comments Featured, Icings

Royal Icing Consistency Guide

Royal Icing Consistency is a HUGE deal in the land of cookie decorating.  We’ve all seen the cookies that are less than perfect.  I’ve been to stores and purchased cookies that were rock hard and not worth the money.  The same way the icing on the cake is a THING, the icing on the cookie…

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July 25, 2018 0 Comments Icings

Royal Icing Recipe

The story of my love affair with royal icing. For the first few years of my cake decorating life I really didn’t go after cookie orders.  I was intimidated by the whole royal icing situation and so whenever I did do cookies, they were fondant covered.  Now don’t get me wrong, fondant covered cookies are…

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July 25, 2018 0 Comments Cookie Recipes

Gingerbread (cutout) Cookies

During the holidays the first thing people think about is gingerbread houses and gingerbread cookies.  It wasn’t until the holiday season of 2017 that I decided I wanted to experiment with Gingerbread cookies, at the request of a repeat customer.  I struggle with overpowering tastes and ginger is one of those ingredients that can go…

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July 25, 2018 0 Comments Icings

American Swiss Meringue Buttercream

My journey to American Swiss Meringue Buttercream was an interesting decision One of the first things I learned doing cakes in a hot climate was that a crusting American buttercream is not always the best route to go.  I’ve done cakes were this budge was present from the middle layer of cakes.  For instance, if…

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