June, 2009

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Nintendo Wii Birthday Cake

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Wii Remote Birthday Cake

I made this cake as a surprise for my boyfriend’s son’s 10th birthday party. The cake is chocolate with peanut butter filling. It’s iced in vanilla buttercream and vanilla fondant. The accents are vanilla fondant and sugar paste. Happy Birthday, Peyton!!

Nintendo Wii Remote Birthday Cake

Anniversary Cupcakes

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Assorted Cupcakes

These cupcakes were made for a friend’s third anniversary at her company. She requested three dozen assorted cupcakes including Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup, Southern Red Velvet, and Cookies & Cream. Each cupcake was adorned with a white sugar flower. Congratulations!

Modern Birthday Cake

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Polka Dots and Anemone Birthday Cake #3

This latest cake is for a young woman’s birthday… she wanted something sophisticated and modern to celebrate her big day. The cake is vanilla, with vanilla buttercream filling and vanilla fondant icing. The decorations (polka dots & anemone flower) are all vanilla sugar paste and royal icing.

Daisy Cake for an Engagement Party

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Daisy Engagement Cake - Blog

This two-tier engagement party cake had a bottom tier of chocolate cake filled with mocha buttercream, and a top tier of chocolate cake filled with fresh raspberry buttercream. Both tiers were covered in chocolate fondant and decorated in vanilla sugar paste accents.

Pink Polka Dots & a Baby Rattle

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Polka Dots & Baby Rattle Baby Shower Cake

This two-tier baby shower cake was lemon-raspberry with vanilla fondant. It’s decorated in fondant polka dots and topped with a sugar paste baby rattle.

Tweety Bird Bridal Shower Cake

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Tweety Bird Gift Box Bridal Shower Cake

This week’s latest project was a bridal shower cake that I completed for a party on Saturday… It’s a chocolate “cookies and cream” cake that’s done in the open gift box style (both the bottom and top of the box are made from cake). It’s covered in Tiffany-blue vanilla fondant and decorated with gumpaste accents, including a hand-modeled Tweety bird holding an engagement ring made entirely from sugar.

Tweety Bird Bridal Shower Cake Close-Up

Graduation Cap (Mortar Board) Cake

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Graduation Cake - Mortarboard

This cake was created for one of my colleague’s sons who graduated from high school on Wednesday… The cake is chocolate with chocolate buttercream filling and tinted vanilla fondant. It’s fashioned to resemble the traditional graduation cap (or mortar board). The cake was accompanied by a dozen graduation cap cupcakes, which were chocolate with vanilla buttercream frosting.

His and Hers Birthday Cake — Bowling and Boating

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

His and Hers Birthday Cake -- Bowling and Boating

This cake, designed for two birthday honorees, included their favorite activities of bowling and boating. It’s a chocolate cake with cream cheese buttercream icing and vegan fondant accents.

First Communion Celebration Cake & Cupcakes

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

First Communion Cake & Cupcakes

What a week! It’s been so busy that I haven’t even had a chance to upload pictures of all the latest cakes… Here’s the first of several - it’s a celebration spread honoring First Communion recipients at an old friend’s church here in Austin. The cake is lemon-raspberry, covered in vanilla fondant, and topped with a gumpaste cross topper. The cupcakes were southern red velvet and peanut butter-chocolate, each covered in a vanilla cross topper.