Penguins Cake

A penguin cake? What kind of penguins? 321 Penguins, Club Penguin, or something else?  “Just penguins!”  Creating this Penguins cake was a chance to use my imagination and have a lot of fun!  The requested flavor was chocolate, so I did my research to find the best chocolate cake recipe …

Little Big Planet Cake

This cake was created for someone near and dear to my heart, my daughter!  Her request for a blueberry birthday cake was granted.  The Little Big Planet world is a big one with lots of different places for your little sack person to explore.  Taking this idea and running, this …

Angry Birds Cake

After hours of playing the Angry Birds game, which seemed to make me angrier than the birds, I was very excited to be asked to create an Angry Birds cake.  Covering enough chocolate and strawberry cake to feed around 45-60 people with buttercream icing and fondant, this creation began to …

Mother’s Day Cupcakes

Cherry Chip cupcakes with cherry frosting!  It doesn’t get any better than that.  Since I’m a mother, I thought I’d create something special not only for my mom, grandma, and sister, but for me, too!  Only one “creating hour”, a few pink sugar sprinkles, and a few flowers were needed …

Hippie Chick Cake

A 13th birthday is an important one!  Created especially for my cousin, this two-layer strawberry cake was covered in strawberry icing and fondant and was enough cake to feed up to 24 people.  Knowing how much she loves little owls, we found the plates and napkins first, and then followed …

Sock Monkey Cake

As soon as cake classes were successfully completed, our first request was for a banana cake from my father-in-law’s wife.  Knowing that her daughter’s baby shower was in the near future, we created this Sock Monkey banana cake for Scarlett.  Homemade two-layer banana cake covered in cream cheese icing and …

Shooting Range Cake

If made to scale, I do believe the Glock pistol on this cake could have passed for a real one!  This red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting was two 8” layers of goodness and enough to feed 16 to 20 people.  Paying close attention to detail, remembering the target, …

Flowers and Bees Cake

This was my first fondant cake during fondant cake classes.  A 10” round white cake, torted and filled with raspberry, was base iced in buttercream icing and covered in fondant.  It’s the little details that made this Flowers and Bees cake so cute.  Four “creating hours” later, leaving little trails …

Fourth of July Cake

My very first official cake during Wilton cake classes, this one layer, 10” round white cake was my first time to “torte” a cake, filling it with a cherry and blueberry center.  Base iced in buttercream icing, I created a piping gel star transfer and got to work on the …