Halloween Haunted House
This creation was made for a Halloween party. It is based on a cake by "Tickle Your Fancy Cakes". The House is cake covered in MMF, with MMF and candy melt details. The ghost is a cakepop with a MMF drape. Tree is a PVC pipe and food grade wires wrapped in choc fondant.
3,...2,..1,.. Ignition, ... We Are Go For Space Shuttle Birthday Cake!
Space Shuttle cake. Packed RKT rockets, fuel tank, and space shuttle covered in MMF details. Each shuttle component was hand sculpted after using PVC pipe to compact the RKT into a tubular shape while cinching a dowel in the center. Allowed RKT to airdry to stiffen as much as possible prior to carving and covering. There is a central PVC and support platform system to support the shuttle 1/2in above the top tier allowing full access to the cake without having to move/remove the shuttle. 2 cake tiers are BCF with fondant and BCF details.
MMF covered with fondant details and edible images. Small BAMS are gumpaste placards, top is fondant with a candy melt backing attached to lollipop sticks. Base was preconstructed using 4 PVC "money banks" hiding threaded rods supporting the upper cake load.
Water Fight Minion Style!
This idea came straight from the birthday child "can you do a Minion water fight scene on a cake?" The Minions came to be as I shortened and then dipped Twinkies (With the sweetest comeback ever) in candy melt using cakepop dipping technique. The cake has straws inserted for each Minion to provide "clean" pop sticks for consumption like a cakepop. Decorative details made with MMF. The pool, puddles, and drippy name are poured and set candy melt, the dive ladder is a wooden skewer structure wrapped in chocolate fondant and mounted securely in the custom cut cakeboard for transporting fully constructed.
The Game Of Life - To Celebrate An Engagement
The box is a BCF cake. The game board is a cake board covered with MMF and MMF details, candy melt cast buildings, and a gumpaste/MMF blend for spinner, game cards, and money. The photos and fine text for the many game board squares are edible image sugar sheets.
Musician's Hs Graduation Cake
BCF cake with MMF plaques using edible images. Music notes are drawn using candy melts. Bow is made using gumpaste and a custom edible image print using the KeyArtStudios technique.
Road To Retirement
My Dad retired so we captured his road to retirement in buttercream icing and MMF details. I assembled this cake on location traveling with the details, some extra fondant, and un-iced cake. The B&J carton, was a real paper one (this time) that I repurposed. Many thanks to the past employers (those still in business and many that were no longer in business) having excellent past owner's that provided me with their company logos form wherever they could scrounge and rummage them up.
Masters In Education Using Favorite Children's Literature
MMF covered and detailed each book and also the base of the cap then doweled and stacked. Cap board is a MMF covered cake board, Corduroy is modeled using MMF around a pair of dowels.
Umi car is sculpted cake MMF covered. The Geo and Millie figures are also MMF wrapped around a Tootsie Pop!. (Yes I could've cake popped them but timing on a double cake weekend didn't fit so we used an alternative) The base cake is BCF with MMF details.
Our Little Cupcake Cake
BCF with MMF details. Used the Jessicakes wax paper/shortening transfer method to uniformly apply the striped pattern. cupcake is all cake and icing that was removable as the 1YR "smash" cake.
Cinderella Purse Cake
MMF covered 8" with a 6" purse cake. The purse cake was inspired by Jessicakes ( instruction at jessicakesblog.blogspot.com/2012/01/little-purse-tutorial) and is covered in white choc ganache and MMF Bottom drape tier was inspired by a 3 tier princess cake by Elaine Russo Arte com
Hooksett Cub Scouts 50Year Anniversary
Hooksett NH Cub Scout Pack 292 celebrated 50 years with this BCF sheet topped with MMF and gumpaste details of popular scouting activities. The center edible image logo contains current and original Pack imager.
Under Construction Ii
BCF with MMF details. Cone and hardhat are shaped cake using the rolled cakeball method, covered in MMF. The solid and marbled rocks are varied colors and mixes of MMF. Inspired by the original version we did of this cake at http://cakecentral.com/g/i/2391183/a/2392183/ .
Nemo Cake Gone Girly With Added Flowers
Gumpaste flower topper over MMF covered cake with fondant flowers and characters.
Bart Simpson Good Luck To The Teacher Cake
A twist on a Good Luck cake, hopeful that nobody has to experience a student quite like Bart or his many antics. BCF with MMF details.
Giant Gumball Machine With Spiral
Gumball Machine with illuminated spiral. Lid, spiral background and red "base" are cake. The glass globe is removable and from a craftstore with the small size gumballs (I used an 8in globe and used royal to affix an inverted 4.5in globe to displace some of the gumball volume. I also hid a secret in the inner globe for later reveal as the gumballs get consumed! Structure is a centralized PVC pipe with fittings secured to wood base (silver base), with an interim platform (red) above the base cake serving as the bottom of the spiral, and another as the top support platform(red) for the spiral and to take the weight of the globe. The cake could be cut as assembled(less the globe) and be transported 1+ hours. Clear 7/8in vinyl pipe has a 20LED battery powered light string and uses 3/4in copper fittings to affix the removable spiral to the support plates below and above the spiral section. This cake is just over 2 feet tall.
Thanksgiving Turkey Cakepops Gobble! Gobble!
Dipped cakepops layed on parchment while setting to create a "flatspot". Candymelt tail outlined and filled in advance and then attached to flatspot. Candymelt head and neck with royal eyes and candy hearts for the beak and wattle.
Bucket Of Mum
Cakepops dipped, hardened and then drizzled and faced additionally with candy coating and royal dropped eyes.