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Rubina Umarji

About the author: Rubina Umarji is the owner and executive cake artist of Rubina’s Cake Shoppe. After the birth of her first son in 2009, she left her career in engineering to focus on her two passions: her family and her edible art. Since then, she’s had the opportunity to showcase cakes and gourmet confections to thousands of dessert loving clients as well as over 100 of Hollywood’s hottest stars and has had her cakes featured on television. Now her days are focused on creating recipes and teaching cake decorating classes to all ages. Her favorite students are her three children, ages 7 months, 5 and 7. She frequently writes cake decorating tutorials and recipes on the Rubina’s Cake Shoppe Blog (www.rubinascakeshoppe.com/blog).

Cinnamon French Toast with Spiced Maple Syrup

Prepare yourself for a new type of French Toast: one that is taken up a notch with a spiced maple syrup! The subtle difference of...

Game Day Dishes

In my home, January is focused on football. My husband and son bond over watching the playoffs and I get a head start on planning for the...

5 Delicious Smoothie Recipes

The beginning of the year always has mixed emotions for me: it's a sad ending to a long holiday vacation but at the same time,...

Brazilian Cheese Rolls (Pao De Queijo)

Several years ago my husband and I had our anniversary dinner at the Montage Resort in Laguna Beach. Every bite of my meal was phenomenal...

Recipe: Coconut Macaroons

This week I decided to go through my freezer to use up anything I have so I can start the new year with a...

10 Peppermint Holiday Desserts

December marks the beginning of the peppermint craze. Although we see it in everything from candles to food, we still can't get enough of it because before we know...
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Guilt-Free Chocolate Lava Cake

If you want to indulge in a chocolatey, oooey gooey, satisfying dessert but would like to eat clean, this Guilt-Free Chocolate Lava Cake will surely...
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Gluten Free Cornbread Muffins

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and like you, I can't wait! It's great to get together with friends and family, reflect and give...
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5 Delicious Fall Squash Recipes

Although pumpkin is a fall favorite, let's not forget the variety of other squashes that are available this season. I’m not much of a...
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The Best Homemade Caramel Corn

Prepare yourselves: this homemade caramel corn recipe will make your mouth water! The combination of salty and sweet is irresistible, giving the perfect crunch...
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Flourless Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

The Flourless Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin recipe I shared with you a few weeks ago seemed to be a big hit so I decided to...

Maple Syrup Pumpkin Pie

If you love pumpkin pie as much as I do, run to the store and get as many fresh pumpkins as you can and...