We are a nation up to our eyeballs in buttercream icing, ganache, fondant and the cakes that support them. Layer cakes. Cupcakes. Bundt cakes. It is a passionate love affair. Fantastically decorated sweets fill bakery shelves, TV screens and cookbooks. To put it simply: We've got a serious case of cake love, and we've got it bad. (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune)
We are a nation up to our eyeballs in buttercream icing, ganache, fondant and the cakes that support them. Layer cakes. Cupcakes. Bundt cakes. It is a passionate love affair. Fantastically decorated sweets fill bakery shelves, TV screens and cookbooks. To put it simply: We've got a serious case of cake love, and we've got it bad. (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune) MCT
We are a nation up to our eyeballs in buttercream icing, ganache, fondant and the cakes that support them. Layer cakes. Cupcakes. Bundt cakes. It is a passionate love affair. Fantastically decorated sweets fill bakery shelves, TV screens and cookbooks. To put it simply: We've got a serious case of cake love, and we've got it bad. (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune) MCT

A Sweet Obsession

February 23, 2010 01:40 PM

UPDATED February 24, 2010 01:06 AM

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