Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links

The internet doesn't make you fat, but the deliciousness featured in these links might. Happy Friday!

Have you heard? The Cake Vs. Pie Party coming up on August 9 is the hottest ticket in town, with mentions in Seattle Magazine and the Seattle Times!

Top it like it's hot: I like these cupcake toppers by Sarah Goldschadt.

A good brunch choice: Blackberry Champagne Cupcakes!

So you wanna open a bakery? Learn how to write a bakery business plan here (via Cupcakes Take the Cake

A Love Letter to the Mallomar: Including how to eat one.

Positively intoxicating: the Cherry Lambic Ice Cream Float, on the Kitchn.

Big Fun: a collection of world record-holding huge versions of various foods, including chocolate hearts, cookies, and wedding cakes.

Hope they don't hop: chocolate-covered crickets on your fro-yo in Brooklyn.

Sweet Love: Alicia Kachmar creates crochet versions of sweet treats (pictured top), and she was sweet enough to visit CakeSpy shop!

Happy happy joy Joy: CakeSpy got a surprise visit from the super-sweet Joy The Baker, who happened to be in town for a visit. It is highly suggested you check out her recipes for blueberry and red velvet black and white cookies.

Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches by Peabody. Oh, I love you, Peabody.

How to Make a Tiny Gumpaste Baby with a Mold: A life skill you didn't know you needed, via Cake Central.

Sweet Memories: remember these delicious Apple Pie Bars?