Pika Pika Pikachu! Oh this cake was so fun to make. Baked 3 8" and 3 7" vanilla cakes and filled with chocolate buttercream. Divided with cake boards every 4" tiers and used bobba straws for internal support. Covered in ganache for a clean finish and then covered with a 50/50 mix. Ears were made of rice crispy treats and tail was styroboard covered with 50/50 mix too (gasp, it's not edible!)
Lego Ninjago -Two tier cake; 8" & 6" with Wilton half ball for head. All details made of fondant and hand painted..
Created for a well traveled businessman, this vintage 12x18" suitcase captured his travels with vintage labels representing places he's lived in, loves and travels often. The stickers were edible images; everything was edible.
Novation Keyboard Mixer
This cake was made to celebrate a friends graduation from Music Production school. This is a unit that is used to mix music and one he currently uses. Cake was airbrushed black, and all decorations except for keyboard were made of fondant. Microphone was made out of marsmallow treats. The buttons were inserted onto toothpicks to allow for movement, which was cool because they were able to adjust the sound :-)
THis cake was made for a volunteer who was celebrating 10 yrs of service in the telecom department. The shuttle bus is like the one he also drives on occasion. The spool is the RJ45 patch cable that is used for wireless/networking connections and the tool is a punch down tool used in the trade.
Nike Air Force 1 Cake - Purple
This is my second Nike Air Force sneaker. This one was chosen to match the wedding colors and all details were replicated to the T, including the orange embroided logo on the back flap. I used piping gel to mimic the patent leather/shiny look mixed witht some food coloring.
Coach Diaper Bag
This is a copy of the Tara cake as requested by customer. Colors were adapted to suit surprise gender. The lamb is dusted with cornmeal and coach logo was hand painted.
www.cakeobsessions.com This is a carved red velvet cake and covered in fondant. All details were made of fondant and cut freehand. I actually bought a pair of the sneakers to model it by and then returned :-) Thanks for looking.
6,8,12" dummy cakes, 10" red velvet cake with embossed details on fondant. Burgundy gumpaste roses, cymbidiums, RI dots and fondnat ribbon painted with Aztec Gold.
6,10, 14" chocolate cakes. Fondant pearls, gumpaste plaque, fondant monogram, all other details in fondant dusted with super pearl dust
Ye Ole' Burger
I think this kind of cake is a rite of passage for many designers. I finally had the perfect opportunity to do it for my annual family reunion. It turned out better than what I anticipated as it's only the third time I use my airbrush machine. All details made of fondant, buns, tomatos and fries were airbrushed. Buns were 8", burger was carved 9" and covered in chocolate fondant. Ketchup and Mustard dispenser are not edible :-) Just added to the pic
This was for a beach themed wedding this weekend. Shells were made of fondant and I used candy /chocolate molds to make them. Used a mix of super pearl and antique silk to dust and in lieu of the brown sugar sand I used clear sugar crystals. 6/9 & 12" tiers were lemon cake with lemond curd btcm and strawberry btcm.
Lulu The Lamb
This lamb was made all out of fondant and then dusted with tinted cornmeal. I use powdered pigments to mix with the cornmeal. My daugther has a stuffed lamb just like this and couldn't help to make it for CC's heavenlycakes baby shower cake
This cake was for CC's heavenlycakes! She made my baby shower cake last year and drowve down to NYC and this year it was my turn to drive up to Albany! This mother to be however wanted the shower to be all about her, so I created a version of a Coach bag to suit the occasion. She is a Coach fanatic and I'm sure her handbags will be carrying baby things in the near future! Lulu the lamb was made of fondant, and dusted with tinted cornmeal.
Cake made for a young man who is part of a debate team and has won at several levels. Cocolate cake with strawberry btcm filling, 11x 14 cut at an angle. Cut out fondant panels for the sides and front, let dry and then stuck on. Painted 'wood' effect with brown gel mixed with some grain alcohol. Gavel was choc cake and pretzel stick. Pros and Cons sheets were fondant written on with edible ink markers.
Vanilla cake with mango puree buttercream. All details edible. Mixed some Tylose into the chocolate fondant to help top strap and border harden. Used silk dupioni roller for the bow. Piped the JC logo and painted with gold dust. Charms and leather bands made of fondant
6,8,10 & 12 tier cake piped with design on brides gown. Callas are made of gumpaste, including bridal bouquet.
Lovely cake for a Brittish couple that flew into NYC to get married. White on white fondant with gumpaste flowers. Shave 12" down to a 10" and a 9 to a 7 (bottom). They provided a picture of the cake they wanted, so I don't know who the original design is from. I like my version better thought :-)
Rubber Duckie You're The One!
Baby shower cake that had the lovable rubber duckie theme. What made this one special was that this is how the father to be will know he'll be having a little girl! Three torted and carved 9x13 cakes. Red velvet with Baileys btcm filling. Rubber Duckie was made out of rice krispie treats and covered in fondant, airbrushed yellow. Bill and wings hand made out of fondant, same as suds, soap and rug. "Tiles" were laid in fondant and used ruler to mark them.
This was a last minute order for the mother to be on her baby shower. Cake was decorated based on details on the invitation. Thanks for looking!
Purse And Bible Table
I also made another Bible to go along with the purse. It was a gathering we had to celebrate the merger of two congregations. It was nice because we also had a memorabilia table with old publications, copies of ads back in the early 1900's etc...Someone thought the Bible was real and in trying to open it, cracked the bottom edge of the book.
Old Service Bag
For all the JWs out there, remember this service bag from ages ago...I know some of us still has one. Made out of a 12x18 pan and cut in 3 sections of 10x6. Placed fondant and board after first three layers of cake and filling then completed with the other three layers and covered all in fondant. Front buckle made of fondant. Free handed the flap and quilted with a tracing wheel. Pen is fondant and was eaten by honoree (Bethelites sent out as Special Pioneers to N.C.). H2H report and other book not ed
4,6, 8 Anniversary cake. Vanilla cake brushed with Grand Marnier, filled with alternating layers of raspberry preserves and vanilla bean buttercream. Painted bows with Aztec Gold luster dust.
Marias Winter Wonderland
Four tier vanilla cake with chocolate buttercream filling; 6, 8, 10 &12". Used cookie cutters and a chocolate sf mold to imprint the pattern, dusted with pearl luster dust.