Friday Night Cake Club 6/3/16

Decorating By catlharper Updated 7 Jun 2016 , 6:48am by julia1812

catlharper Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 2:06am
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Opening up another session of the FNCC! All levels of cakers are welcome to share their work, their week, ask for help or provide help if they can.


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catlharper Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 2:15am
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At work at the Museum tonight. I'll catch you all in a few hours!!


joeyww12000 Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 2:17am
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Got this one out the door this week.900_friday-night-cake-club-6_95417157523a57c6f94.jpg

SweetShop5 Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 2:20am
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Hi everyone!

Sort of a busy week for me! We made these adorable mini cakes for the first time for a photo shoot. I can't wait to receive the professional photos but for now here's one I took:


Also made these cow cupcakes for a baby shower!


I'll be finishing the rest of my orders tomorrow! Can't wait to see everyones work!

Dar917 Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 3:08am
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I'm working on a zombie brain for my nephew's 7th birthday. I'm doing a candy melt shell in a brain mold and putting cake and buttercream inside. I'll post a photo tomorrow when it's all done.

LaurenK314 Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 4:41am
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This was my project last weekend. This was my first square fondant cake. I was a little bit afraid of the corners, but I used the corner method I found on Artisan Cake Company's blog, and it turned out great!



cara1982 Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 7:54am
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This is was my only cake this week. Good job really as is took 12 hours just to do the bear's fur!

beautiful wedding cake & just love those cows! 

hep275 Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 9:50am
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LOVE the teddy bear - he's gorgeous!

catlharper Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 4:07pm
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Wow! SO much great work! I love coming here Saturday mornings and seeing what you guys have created!

joeyww12000 That is SUCH clean work! Simply perfection!

SweetShop5  Those mini cakes are adorable and your cows gave me my morning chuckle! The client must have laughed out loud when she saw them!

Dar917 Can't wait to see the finished item!! When it's cut please share a photo of the inside too? Too much fun!

LaurenK314  Wow! that is gorgeous! I'd have been one happy Bride!

cara1982 Oh My Gosh! How did you get that bear to look like Chenille?!?! Please share! He looks like he'd be soft and plushy! The rest of the cake is perfection as well...I'm totally envious of your bow! 

I'll check in after work today and see if anyone else posted! Have a GREAT weekend!


Dar917 Posted 4 Jun 2016 , 7:55pm
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Here's the zombie brain!


It's chocolate cake and chocolate buttercream inside. The "blood" is decorating gel. I'm super happy with how it turned out! I really like working with candy melts. The party is in a couple hours; I can't wait to see his reaction! I'll get a photo of it after it's cut.

Dar917 Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 2:05am
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Here's the inside of the brain:


He loved it. I had a small moment of panic when we got in the car to go there because it was really hot and I was afraid it was going to melt, but it survived. I'd been planning this one for months; my hubby gave me the brain mold for Christmas a couple of years ago and said I should figure out a way to make a cake with it besides jello and panna cotta. So I found a blog page where somebody did basically this but they didn't put buttercream in it. I did a couple practice ones, first without buttercream and this time I nailed it!

Creativeconfectioner Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 4:46am
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So this week had a 30th birthday cake for a fashionista

Creativeconfectioner Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 4:46am
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So this week had a 30th birthday cake for a fashionista

Creativeconfectioner Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 4:50am
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Creativeconfectioner Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 4:53am
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can't post pics and words...humm wad a marble pound cake with buttercream ruffles and topped with a lace sugar shoe and orchids

Creativeconfectioner Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 4:55am
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MBalaska Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 8:15am
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gosh another week of nice cakes.  You guys are really good decorators.

kstevens Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 1:43pm
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Hi everyone :-)   I have been absent from FNCC (and the site as a whole) for a couple of weeks due to all the BS that was going on such as having full access to others profiles.  I wasn't going to come back to the site but I do miss FNCC.

@joeyww12000 ‍ your cakes looks great! What clean work!

@SweetShop5 ‍ your mini cakes and cows are adorable :-) 

@LaurenK314 ‍ pretty cake and love your flowers.

@cara1982 ‍ that bear is just too cute for words!! The fur effect is awesome!

@Dar917 ‍ great job on that zombie brain!  That looks like a mold that I need to have.

@Creativeconfectioner ‍ great sugar work!

I have been busy while I have been MIA from the site.  I made chemistry themed sugar cookies and a cake for an intersession class at the university.  The cake is a repeat of the Erlenmeyer flask I did a few weeks ago but this time I used a cool new product, Rolkem Lumo Gel, it glows under UV light :-)   It was a hit with the students.

After that was a farm themed birthday cake with a sloth making an appearance as the birthday girl apparently loves farm animals and sloths.  All the animals were really fun to make.

I did a 3D Lego fairy cake where I used wafer paper for the first time.  It was the perfect medium to keep her wings lightweight.  I brushed the paper with a bit of shortening then dusted with periwinkle blue and pearl luster dusts.

This week I made gold medal sugar cookies for an elementary school's fun fair, a simple butterceam cake with peonies and a hummingbird and daffodil birthday cake.  The hummingbird is based on artwork I found in an online search.  I drew it with edible markers and then used vodka and a paint brush to try and achieve a water color effect.

Sorry for the long post but had to catch up!  Pictures to follow as I know better than to try and post pictures plus text..

kstevens Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 1:54pm
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julia1812 Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 2:00pm
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Hi everyone. Great cakes! Makes me wanna bake again lol...

I haven't done many orders recently but have been experimenting a lot with flavour combinations and new techniques as I was sort of tired of the usual stuff. And it really helps bringing back the fun of baking. No pressure, no judgement and many happy friends getting freebies hahaha.

Today I had my neighbour's son over to do cupcakes for a school bake off. He's 10 and never made a cake or cupcakes in his life. So I agreed to stand next to him, tell him what to weigh, mix and do. It took 4 agonising hours as I was determined not to lay hands on anything (people in school know I'm baking much and I want to be able to say honestly "He did EVERYTHING himself" if anyone asks). 

He did an amazing job and was so patient...

kstevens Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 2:03pm
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kstevens Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 2:08pm
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kstevens Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 2:11pm
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julia1812 Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 2:59pm
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julia1812 Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 3:00pm
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These are the hamburger cupcakes I made with my neighbour's son :)

hep275 Posted 5 Jun 2016 , 7:01pm
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My middle daughter got engaged yesterday - here the cake I did for an informal family celebration today.  I also did a beginners royal icing course with Ceri Griffiths on Friday - the lovely deep purple Renshaw sugarpaste didnt photograph well on my phone and my piped shells look more like slugs but I'm sure improve with practice.  It was a great day.900_friday-night-cake-club-6_97452657547725462bc.jpg900_friday-night-cake-club-6_97452657547725f1b38.jpg

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