Tiffany box cake on a pillow cake for a 21 year old girl's birthday.all other small Tiffany boxes and jewelry are made from gumpaste.
"hooray For Hollywood"
Entire cake is edible and is made up of either cake or sugar. Movie posters and B&W portrait are hand painted with food colorings. Academy Award (top) is sculpted sugar. Movie reel at bottom left is sugar, movie reel to bottom right is cake with sugar. Popcorn and ticket (front) are sugar.
"the Red Sleigh"
The sleigh,fruits,pinecones,etc. were completely out of gumpaste for a jewelry store window display. The painting of SANTA was done with food colorings. I get bored easily so I painted a SNOW ANGEL on the opposite side.
"silent Night-Holy Night"
This was made for the window display of a jewelry store. All gumpaste, and the painting with the "Silent Night" music was done with food colorings & edible gold paint. The gumpaste sleeve of the candle has a small battery-powered tealight candle in it that can easily be removed to turn off and on.
This is a lantern (made in 3 parts ) that I made completely out of gumpaste for the window display of a jewelry store for the holidays. Edible paints were used. There is a plastic battery-powered tealight inserted into the sugar candle sleeve so you may turn the lantern on and off.
Christian Audigier "almost Famous" Cake
This was a Red Velvet and Cream Cheese Handbag cake I was asked to do for the "Christian Audigier" Los Angeles Showroom Holiday Party On Dec 22, feeding 60 employees. They requested the cake to look exactly like their black "Almost Famous" handbag. All cake and sugar .
"science Experiment Gone Horribly Wrong"
Bottom beaker is a 3-layer lemon cake with cream cheese filling. Everything is cake, fondant or gumpaste. Test tubes were made with wires that extended down into the middle pvc pipe that holds the cake upright-giving the appearance that the tubes are SUSPENDED in mid air.
Tool Box Cake And Tools
12 year old girl had saved up her money to have me make her Dad a cake for his birthday! He installs stone & does carpentry work. Tool Box is "Ina Garten's Carrot Cake", and everything else you see was made of gumpaste.
Rear 3/4 of this is carved cake. The front has been cut off and a bottom ledge made inside for the tealight candle to sit on so that you get GLOWING CANDLE effect. Front mask made of gumpaste and attached after candle was placed inside.
"juicy Couture Shopping Spree"
Client wanted to give her daughter a birthday cake that looked like the "Juicy Couture" Handbag she was getting for her birthday. She wanted the cake to look like she had gone out shopping , so I added the wallet, pink bag & "Juicy" charm bracelet, Pin and change. Purse is cake ....... wallet ,charm bracelet,bag& change are all gumpaste
"breakfast At Tiffanys"
Cake for a 21 year old girl's birthday by the name of Kellie. The silver bottom (floor area) is cake,the table top is cake...and everything else was hand molded & sculpted from fondant & gumpaste. The painting of Audrey Hepburn in the sugar frame was painted with food coloring. The chunky encrusted pearl & diamond necklace and hair tiarawas made to replicate the same pieces as worn by Audrey in the movie. The table, silver bud vase w/ flower and sweet roll made to replicate the classic movie poster. The Tiffany box on the table is yet another cake wrapped in fondant.Clients wanted PINK flowers , so a bunch of Penies at the floor with a "K" brooch on it with a framed name tag. The song:"Moon River" was playing as the cake was being cut.
Acropolis On Books
Cake was made for a young man that was graduating College (Business Economics Major), was going into Law School , but was first going to take a month vacation in Greece. The Acropolis was scaled down from it's original 16 pillars long to 8- for asthetic reasons, and is resting comfortably on the 2 stacked school books that are approx 30"x24" each. Both cakes were "Chunky Carrot Cake" with Cream Cheese filling. The Acropolis , and ruins were completely made of gumpaste and fondant. Everything on the cake was edible. This cake was HUGE & weighed a TON ! Thanks for looking.
"tiffany" Jewelry Birthday Cake
Birthday Calke for a very sophisticated 16 year old girl. Requested a few "Tiffany " boxes with jewelry on a lt. brown pillow. Actual cake was the pillow (beneath the tray). Everything else (on top) was made of gumpaste and fondant & COMPLETELY edible.
Cherry Blossoms For Mother
Customer asked me to make some sort of cake with Cherry Blossoms on it for their Mother. All Cake, fondant and gumpaste. Thank you :-)
Anne Geddes Style: "spring Flowers"
One of 2 cakes I put together yesterday for a school bake sale. (all edible)
Artist's Pallet Cake
I did the "color-explosion" batter for inside of the pallet cake! Everything else: brushes,birds,paint,paint tubes,flowers,easel,VAN GOUGH painting,tag,etc is either fondant or gumpaste.........
Appliqued Photo Album & Camera
Cake made for a Professional Photographer. Chocolate cake photo album with Fondant applique pieces,buttons & black icing stitching. Camera made of fondant & gumpaste photos at side. Inside the camera says "Foon"......a word used by the photographer when describing an "awesome" time.
Catholic Confirmation Cake Set
Adult Catholic Confirmation Cake consisting of: Large "tooled-leather" family bible cake made of white cake & bav.cream w/lemon curd filling, covered in fondant. Handmade Gumpaste accent pieces: Holy Chalice with wine, strung Rosary, wafers,flowers, corner guards, lettering.
Tree Of Life - Applique
Client wanted a blue & brown birthday cake , with a bow, for a 55 year old male that had just overcome cancer .( I was given ONE DAY to make it)
Edison High School Cakes
I was asked to make a "Special" cake for a luncheon given by my son's High School for the "Distinguished School Awards Committee, who were attending to judge the school on it's merits. UGH...NO PRESSURE THERE!!!! I came up with a school-colored pennat-style cake , with a trophy by it's side. The pennat cake was HUGE (can't tell in the photo). The trophy is all edible as well. Wood-grained fondant-coated bottom is cake and a sugar loving cup on top that I hand made from gum paste. I was informed that not a crumb of it was left, so I hope they received their award.
Individual Celebration Cakes made in the Wilton mini pans. Buttercream frosting, with gumpaste bees,foliage and greeting.
Black & White
I made this cake last night for my Mom's 75th B-Day. Vanilla cake made in the Wilton Wonder pan,B/C crumbcoating & I airbrushed it black.Then I went CRAZY with the rest of the white buttercream for the dress designs ,using a star tip. I hand sculpted the torso from fondant & used royal icing for the pearls. This was really fun to do!