Survivor Style Roasted Pig
I made this "roasted" pig for my sons Survivor Island Birthday Party. I wish I had had more time to fix him up, but the idea was there and the kids loved it! 12" layers of Triple Chocolate Fudge Cake & Vanilla WASC, carved & filled with Strawberries & buttercream, covered in MMF, surrounded with real apples & napa cabbage leaves. Party details on my blog.
This is the Butterfly Garden I did for our friends little girl, she is a sweetheart and just wanted flowers and butterflies. All buttercream with 4 different kinds of cupcakes, lemon filled with blueberries and cream, Chocolate with chocolate covered bananna filling, White Velvet with a raspberry and cream filling and finally Shortcake cupcakes filled with strawberry and cream. Please excuse the cross section picture, I saved one of each in the frige so I could get pictures, but by the time I did a week had gone by, so they look dried out, but they were moist and delicious a the party. The butterflies on the cupcakes are chocolate
For a bowling themed birthday party. Double layer 14" triple chocolate cake with tiramisu mouse filing, BC frosting. Bowling ball made with Wilton Ball pan and covered with marbled marshmallow fondant, finger holes are inverted chocolate melt disc. Bowling pins and stars are hand cut No-Fail sugar cookies decorated with glace cookie icing. Words cut with cricut and attached with food safe wire
This is my most recent cake, done for a 7 year old who requested, palm trees, sand, chocolate cake and a hula girl :) I really like how it came out, so bright and fun. These are the projects that make me love this hobby, she was thrilled. Full details on my blog, but it was a 12in Triple Chocolate/Vanilla Buttered Rum flavor marble, 10in double layer triple chocolate filled with Nutella and 8in double layer Swiss Chocolate/Vanilla Cream Cake marble filled with Nutella and Cream filling. Chocolate shells & Palm trees
Beauty And The Disaster
My First Full Blown Cake Disaster :( This made me extra sad because it was so pretty. I ruined it when I decided I didn't like the cake board showing and tried to take it off. Full details in my blog post about my disaster :) Madagascar Vanilla Cream Cake with whipped cheesecake and raspberry filling, frosted with buttercream
Sweet Wooley Lambs
I made these sweet lil' lambs for a a baby shower a friend was throwing. I couldn't find a large wooly lamb cookie cutter anywhere, so I made a template and hand cut these, worked great and thankfully she only needed 18. They were 5in, No Fail Sugar Cookie (NFSC) with Tobas Glace Icing and brushed with Pearl Dust. They were individually bagged and tagged for the shower.
Melting Snowmen Make Cute Cookies
My version of the Melting Snowman cookies made famous by Meaghan Mountford
Showered With Love
These cupcakes were the favors for a suprise baby shower for a friend. The theme was Showered with Love" They were a nice way to welcome her sweet baby girl. Lemon Chiffon Cake with Raspberry filling and sweet cream vanilla buttercream
Tom Selleck Hairy Chest Cake
This is my version of the Tom Selleck Hairy Chest Cake, lol. Done for a friends 40th Birthday. Must say flesh colored frosting is just creepy, but this was a fun cake to make. Done freehand with pictures of the original standing by for reference. You really can't go wrong with chest hair sprinkles.
Donuts & Beer
This was a really quick cake for one of the guys at work who is partial to donuts and beer, lol. I used the Donut cake pan, super easy and came out cute. Chocolate-chocolate chip fudge cake with vanilla frosting & Banana cake wiith caramel frosting & chocolate drizzle
This cake was done for out Cub Scout Blue & Gold Banquet. I love how bright and cheerful it is, looked like a real life cartoon. Three torted cake layers (2- 10in Carrot cake & yellow mixed for the bun layers and 1- 10in Double Chocolate for the patties) Buttercream frosting for the toppings, melted honey to glaze the "cheese" and brushed on top for the sesame seed sprinkles to stick. "fries" are slightly toasted cake scraps.
M&m Flower Cupcake
Ended up having to work late, had to do these super quick on the way out the door for my friends Birthday dinner, I just made a cute little gift box, tied with ribbon with 4 cupcakes. Deep Chocolate cc with Raspberry filling and Buttercream, Chocolate jimmies and M&M's deco.
Teacher Appreciation Cookies
I did these in May for all of my son's teacher's, they were fun, school bus decorator set from Karen's Cookies(love her kits). Inspiration for the rest from the awesome cookie artist here. NFSC w/ Glace icing.
Gotham City 4Th Birthday
I was excited to try some new stuff with this cake. I did it for a neighbor's/friends son, it was 3 tiers, 6 layers (huge! and heavy) two 12in layers triple chocolate fudge, filled w/ cookies and cream, two 10in white chocolate WASC filled with strawberries and bettercream, two 8 in lemon chiffon filled w/ Raspberries and cream (YUM!) City chocolate transfers inspired by Whimsical Bakehouse, Bat signal large NFSC w/ glace bat. Whole thing iced in buttercream (4 colors) painted with pearl/ luster dust to mimic starry night sky. Batman is a purchased toy.
Sweet 15 Soccer Birthday
This bouquet was for donated for a church silent auction. Ended up with the request last minute so I only had 1 1/2 days to make this one. The winner requested a birthday set and it had to have soccer involved. NFSC with glace icing, I used my Cricut to make the soccer ball templet, outlined the negative space on the cookie w/ food color pen and filled in with icing, I was scared they wouldn't come out properly, but was happy with the results.
For my sons Jedi Training Camp Party, Large cake, two 9x13 shaped to form saber and handle. Thought this would be so simple, yet I had some serious trouble, why does it always go that way. My son & all of his friends loved it though. Darth and Luke are in battle on top.
Darth Helmet Cookies
May the force be with you! These were made for my son's Jedi Training Camp birthday party. I used a large bell cutter for the shape after getting the idea on the web, everyone loved them! NFSC w/ Toba's Glace icing.
Cows On Parade
These were made for a birthday bouquet for a friends MIL who has a love of cows :) I was a little unsure about the cows, but I like the way they came out. NFSC w/ Creme Bouquet iced with Toba's Glace. For the bouquet I used the method Shiney shared of attaching the sticks to the bags vs. the cookies, works like a charm!
Valentine's Cookie Lineup
Thse design ideas were 100% cookie lifted from gifted artist kneadacookie and carmie00. Mine are nowhere near as good, but once I saw theirs I had to try! NFSC w/ Creme Bouquet frosted with Toba's Glace.
Bouncing Baby Boy Onesies
These cookies are so much fun for me to make, they always come out so cute. These were part of a baby cookie box I did up for ther neighbors to welcome home their new baby boy :) I also did moon faces & baby bottles. FSC w/ Creme Bouquet iced with Toba's Glace.
Tiger Cub Cookie Raffle
My first decorated,(flood & detail) cookies. These were a bunch I made that were part of cookie platters raffled of at our monthly cub scout pack meeting. Penny's cookies iced with Toba's Glace.
Candy & Cookie Delight
Thanks to all of the inspiration here! I tried 2 things I've wanted to for a bit, a candy barrel cake and a cookie layer thank you raquel1! Let me tell you the candy barrel was amazingly easy to do and the cookie layer drew rave reviews, several people said it was the best cake they've ever tasted. If you're looking for something new and exciting try the cookie layer! Triple chocolate fudge cake (1 layer torted) layered with chocolate BETTERcream and PB cookie. Rich, Sinful, Delightful!
Harvest Festival Halloween Cupcakes
Made these for the school Harvest Festival cake walk. Chocolate Pumpkin Spice cupcakes w/ buttercream frosting.
Under The Sea Scene
Another first for me, thanks to sisita & justgale for the inspiration. This is 5 graduated tiers, alternating layers of chocolate mocha cake with bavarian cream and golden yellow with strawberries and cream. Buttercream frosted, chcolate shells and coral, gumpaste accents. I got Ariel & her Sisters at the Disney store.
Castle In The Clouds
This was my second castle, it was so much more fun than my first done the weekend prior. I had serious hand cramps for a few days after this though! Two10in squares and two 6 in rounds, chocolate & vanilla WASC, filled w/ strawberry cream, iced w/ Indy Debbi's crusting buttercream. Sugar cone turrets w/ ribbon flags. Trees are sugar cones frosted w/ 2 tone R.I. Pathway choc Skittles, Drawbridge is wafer cookie sticks, moat is piping gel. Details R.I, drop flowers & lily pads, windows & door from Wilton kit