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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.

Party Night - Cupcakes Galore!

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

My boyfriend and I are hosting a little shindig at hour house this evening… clearly an event that requires cupcakes. I wanted to try some new recipes, so I ended up with three different types of cupcakes, and way more of them than could possibly be eaten by our small group of friends.

Cupcake #1 is a traditional southern red velvet, topped with a creamy coconut cream cheese frosting.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Cupcake #2 is a rustic carrot cake with big slices of carrot and chopped walnut, topped in cream cheese frosting.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Cupcake #3 was an experiment that I’m pretty excited about… I had some un-iced vanilla cupcakes lying around, and I decided to make a tart raspberry buttercream to go on top - yum!

Raspberry Cupcakes - 1

Pink Fairy Birthday Cake

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

This cake was for a little girl named Chloe who turned 4 this weekend and had a beautiful fairy princess party…  She wanted pink, sparkles, fairy wands, and flowers, and that is what she got!  This is a chocolate cake with pink vanilla buttercream, decorated in pink buttercream and tinted gum paste flowers and stars.

Pink Fairy Birthday Cake (Girl)