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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).
Strawberry Shortcake Waffle 1

Guilt-Free Belgian Waffles

Enjoy your Sunday brunch without the guilt! These Belgian Waffles are soft and moist on the inside, but crisp on the outside. Brighten them...
Strawberry and Mascarpone Mousse Cups

Strawberry and Mascarpone Mousse Cups

These Strawberry and Mascarpone Mousse Cups are irresistible. The strawberry mousse is made with fresh strawberries reduced down into a puree and then folded into...

Flourless Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Tired of eating eggs for breakfast every morning? These Flourless Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins will be your new go-to breakfast! I love simple recipes that...
iced coffee popsicle

5 Unique Ways to Get Your Coffee Fix

I love coffee. You love coffee. The world loves coffee. You’re probably drinking a cup (or two) of coffee as you are reading this....

How To Make A Whimsical Flower Cupcake

Did you know you can make a gorgeous cupcake without any special cake decorating supplies? All you need is a Ziploc bag and you...
White Chocolate Mousse

Heavenly White Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Here is an easy make ahead recipe for a Heavenly White Chocolate Mousse. This luscious and light-as-air mousse is an ethereal end to any meal. I like...
Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Rolls

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Rolls

These Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Rolls can serve as an attractive appetizer for your guests, or even as a fun and healthy snack for...
Triple Berry Mascarpone Trifle

Triple Berry Mascarpone Trifle

Sometimes it’s nice to have a dessert option that isn’t so heavy and overly sweet but that can still satisfy your sweet tooth. This...
Lobster Ceviche

Succulent Lobster Ceviche

  My husband and children took me out for lunch on Mother's Day at the Border Grill in Santa Monica, Los Angeles owned by chef Susan Fenigar...
Twix Cookie Cups

5 Milk Chocolate Desserts Inspired By Candy Bars

Happy National Milk Chocolate Day! I come from a long line of choco-holics so milk chocolate has a special place in my heart. I...
Lime Tart

Mini Lime Tarts Recipe

Giving the perfect balance of tangy and sweet, today I'm sharing the recipe for these incredible mini lime tarts. Decadently refreshing, they consist of a...

Gluten Free Naan – Indian Flatbread

  Naan is a staple in South Asian cuisine; this Indian flatbread typically accompanies stews and saucy dishes and is often used in place of...