Friday, August 31, 2007
Saturday, August 25, 2007
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.
Monday, August 20, 2007
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 décor.
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
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
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!!
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