Friday, August 31, 2007

Bright Teen Birthday

A tiered cake, with "urban camoflage" in pink, purple, and blue. It has bright buttercream flowers and a funky border. The 10" round and 8" round layers would provide 48 party sized servings. This cake was white with buttercream filling.

Hannah Montana

Recent Disney smash sensation, Hannah Montana, is really big among young girls right now. This cake for a young girl was a simple white cake with buttercream icing. An 11"x15" cake, at 2" high, this would provide around 30 servings as they would need to be a little larger than trditional party-sized servings.

Bunch o' Bananas

Fun cake for an adult, from a group. This "bunch" of bananas is decorated in buttercream. The sign shown is a simple paper sign, but could be made in sugar paste (with enough notice). It's a 12" round with another layer to help create the bananas. It would likely provide around 40 party size servings.

Tow Mater

Cute cake for someone in love with Disney's Cars. This is an 11"x15" cake and would provide around 28 servings. This cake is only 2" high, therefore, pieces would need to be cut larger than traditional party servings. It is iced in buttercream.

Nurse Birthday

This cute nurse cake is 4" high, was white cake with buttercream icing and filling. This cake would likely serve up to 30 party servings.

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Dalsing-Cieslak Wedding

This cake is a 14" base, and the upper tier is 12". The cakes are marbled white and chocolate fudge. There is buttercream and raspberry filling. The icing is butter cream. The fountain has water which could be colored to match the other colors.

This is a close up of the top, an initial "C" and a blown glass figurine of the Mt. Timpanogos (American Fork) LDS Temple (where the couple was wed).

The flowers are all handmade of sugar paste. They include rosebuds, medium roses, and large roses in the raspberry pink and red shades. Some of the buds and medium roses have edges painted with luster dust. The baby's breath and leaves are also handmade from sugar paste.

This cake will serve 134 wedding size servings or 103 party size servings.

Monday, August 20, 2007

Silly Sunflower (Topsy-Turvey or Whimsical Cake)

This cake is a topsy-turvey or whimsical cake done for a competition at the Salt Lake County Fair. It is three tiers, 10", 8", and 6".

The cake layers are top and bottom German Chocolate with homemade coconut-pecan filling. Middle layer is coconut cake with creamy coconut filling. The chocolate tiers have chocolate buttercream outer and some chocolate fudge icing in layers. Middle tier has a vanilla-coconut buttercream. All Tiers have marshmallow fondant, with fondant d├ęcor.

Cake will provide 60 party servings. A similar topsy-turvey style would provide 62 Wedding size servings.

Oh, and the cake received a Second Place Ribbon!!

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Tim & Christy's Garden

Three tiers on a floating cake stand, filled with an array of royal icing flowers! Includes a diagonal half-basketweave. Also has sweet hearts in smooth space.

Bottom tier is a rice crispy "cake" with buttercream and raspberry filling. Middle and top tiers are white cake with buttercream and raspberry filling.

Flowers include hydrangeas, roses, primroses, apple blossoms, violets, and drop flowers.
A small alien was included (hidden) especially for the groom.

Cake serves 116 wedding servings.

Sunday, August 5, 2007

Having a Ball!

Alec's Having a Ball!!!

"Basketball" is 9"round.
"Soccer ball" is 8" dome.
"Baseball" is 5" dome.

All are iced in buttercream.

Will serve 48 party servings.


McKenna's WILD Birthday

This is an 11" x 15" white cake with buttercream filling.
Iced in green buttercream the embellishments are palm trees with royal icing leaves and pretzel rod tree trunks. Then the Wild animals, elephants, lions, tigers, and zebras, are candy melts. These are formed and then hand decorated--they are E-D-I-B-L-E!!!

This cake will serve 50-55 party servings--as well as a few candy treats!!

Sand Castle at the Beach Party

Eliza's 5th Birthday Sand Castle Cake for her beach party.

The bottom layer is a 12" square, the top layer is a 6" square. They are iced in an ivory/sand/tan colored buttercream. They have applied "sand" (made from graham cracker crumbs and light brown sugar). The towers are fondant covered, with the applied "sand." The towers are from Wilton's Romantic Castle Cake Set. There are white chocolate* pieces like shells, crabs and a cute pair of sunglasses.** The cake is chocolate with raspberry filling.

This cake will provide 60 party servings.

*Made from Wilton Candy Melts®
**Not recommended for outdoor parties or parties where the ambient temperature is much over 70°F