By Ashley Kappel
August 27, 2012

If you've been following along, you know that we're loving the fun people are having playing with their food! Food bloggers, you're inspirational!

This week's "What the heck?" recipe is this gorgeous Asparagus(!) Cake. Y'all, if you can believe it, that's frosting. Fondant, specifically.


Photo Courtesy of Sweetapolita 

Our friend Rosie over at Sweetapolita dreamed up this beauty and provided a how-to that includes, of course, painting your hand-rolled asparagus. Check out her step-by-step tutorial.

Trying to decide when to serve such a show-stopping cake? Rosie's listed a dozen fun occasions that would be perfect for an Asparagus Cake (garden party, anyone?).

If you see a fabulous food creation, contact me at We're looking for your fun confections!