Rustic Buttercream Wedding Cake With Faux Toasted Ruffles
This is a 3-tier wedding cake (2 tiers vanilla, 1/2 tier chocolate) frosted in a rustic white buttercream. The edges are "painted" with food color & vodka to mimic the look of a toasted or caramelized frosting.
Chocolate & Peanut Butter Groom's Cake
3 tier grooms cake--chocolate cake, peanut butter filling, chocolate BC with a dark chocolate drizzle and candy accents.
Modern Wedding Cake With Dark Purple Accents
4 tier square wedding cake. Buttercream with piping, sugar pearls and quilting.
Tree Stump Bridal Shower Cake
This is a 10in marble cake w/chocolate BC covered in fondant. Tree roots were made from RKT. The flowers & leaves are gumpaste and fondant. Details done in petal & luster dust
Planet Neptune Cake
3D planet Neptune cake for my best friend's son. Made with the Wilton ball pan. Vanilla WASC w/IndyDebi's BC. Sprayed w/blue & green to give the cloud effect.
Tall 2-Tier Floral Birthday Cake In Pink & Yellow
Tall 7in spice cake topped with a 6in spice cake. Cream cheese frosting w/buttercream leaf & flower border. The cake will be displayed on a tall glass cake plate and the bottom border added then. This is part of a trio of cakes for my grandmother's 90th birthday.
Cornelli Lace Birthday Cake In Pink
10in Chocolate WASC w/caramel filling. White buttercream with pink cornelli lace & yellow accent flowers. This cake is part of a trio done for my Grandmother's 90th birthday party.
Buttercream Rose Swirls In Pink
This is part of a cake trio I made for my Grandmother's 90th birthday party. This one is 3 tiers of vanilla--2 with raspberry filling and 1 with lemon. Pink buttercream with yellow & white piping. "I am Baker" rose swirls for the center tier and topper.
Butterfly Garden Cake & Cupcakes
4in cake surrounded by 12 cupcakes. Decorated in Vanilla buttercream using a grass tip. Fondant flowers & butterfly wings.
All American Baseball Cake
Fondant covered "gift" box with a baseball bursting out of the "torn" paper at the top. Ball made with the Wilton ball pan. 8in square base cake as the gift.
Navy Sea Bee Cake
This was a welcome home gift for a friend's husband. He just returned from a 5 month deployment for a humanitarian cruise with the Navy Sea Bees. Chocolate WASC w/cookies & cream filling. Buttercream with fondant stripes in black, marble & yellow. Edible image logo.
Summer Floral Fantasy
This is a 6in stacked on an 8in. Both are vanilla & chocolate WASC in alternating layers w/dark chocolate & caramel ganache for filling. The color & floral scheme are based on the fabric I used to cover the cake drum. The fantasy flowers are fondant w/gum tex mixed in for stiffening.
Purple Wedding Cake
This is my "miracle" wedding cake. After a tough week personally & a disastrous decorating day for this cake, it finally all came together for my cousin's wedding. 6 tiers chocolate WASC with raspberry filling and white with lemon filling.
Lavender Petal Cake W/double Stacked Tier
This is a fondant covered cake. The 10in base is a single layer of WASC vanilla w/lemon filling. The center tier has 2 6in WASC lemon cakes w/raspberry filling double stacked as a barrel. The top tier is a 4in WASC vanilla w/lemon. Center tier is covered in individually cut petals of marbled fondant graduating from lavender to cream. Pansies are 50/50 gumpaste & fondant. Ribbon is fondant made w/an extruder and brushed w/luster dust. Inspired by a variety of cakes here on CC.
Ducky Bath Baby Shower Cake
Yet another variation on the popular "Ducks in a Bath" baby shower cake. 6in vanilla w/chocolate BC as frosting and filling. Chocolate fondant for the barrel slats and vanilla BC for the water & bubble. Rubber ducks--the mama is the heat sensitive one that the new mother can use for the baby's bath.
Rose Swirl Cake
This was my first attempt at Amanda from "I am Baker"'s Swirled Rose cake. I had a little trouble getting the roses even so I filled the gaps with drop star flowers w/pearl centers and tiny leaves. The end result is sort of shabby-chic. DH took it to his office--10in round cake GONE in 20min.
Vintage Style Dahlia Cake
This was my entry to the San Diego Cake Club's 2001 show. I placed 2nd in the Amateur Beginner category for Tiered-Fondant cakes. The 4-tiers of dummies are covered in chocolate fondant w/gumpaste dahlias based on awatterson's tutorial here on CC. The graphic leaves were cut using the Wilton leaf cutter set. The ribbon is fondant with piped edging made with a clay gun.
Suess + Mickey Birthday Cake
My friend & her little guy love both Mickey Mouse and the Cat in the Hat. She couldn't decide on one theme for his party so we came up with this combo. Thankfully the red-white-black work for both characters. Pale blue BC w/fondant stripes and edible images on fondant. French Vanilla WASC cake w/caramel cream filling. 3-layer 10in cake (It's a MONSTER) since I needed the extra height to make room for the Mickey cutouts.
Hunny Pot First Birthday
This is a 2-tier, 6in square (chocolate WASC) and an 8in (Vanilla WASC) made for my firend's little boy's 1st birthday. Both cakes were filled with chocolate ganache. Chocolate BC on the bottom cake, Vanilla BC on the top. Fondant accents. The hunny pot was made from 2 jumbo cupcakes covered in ganache and then in fondant. Sign & hunny pot painted w/gel color mixed w/vanilla extract
Teddy Bear Baby Shower
6in Cake & cupcakes for my MOMS club's baby shower. The cake had alternating layers of chocolate WASC and Vanilla WASC cake w/chocolate buttercream under chocolate fondant. My first attempt at making figures from fondant mixed with gumpaste.
This cake is for my 3YO's birthday party which is a mid-winter luau. 1/4 sheet cake stacked with a reclining Tiki made from 6in cakes cut in half and lined up lengthwise. The tiki is vanilla WASC cake w/chocolate BC covered in chocolate fondant w/fondant decorations. The base cake is chocolate WASC with cookies & cream filling. I would love to thank the original cake artist who inspired this but I don't know their name. TFL
Bouncer House Cake
3D Bouncer House cake made for a party at one those inflatable party zone places. Bottom cake is a single layer of strawberry carved from a 9x12pan. The body of the bouncer has 2 2-layer 6in sq cakes (white w/lemon filling, choco w/caramel filling). Everything was frosted in white chocolate ganache and then covered in marshmallow fondant. Towers made from Wilton plastic pillars. Bright colors thanks to the candy melt method from AngelFood4. The black door is Duff's fondant. Door & windows impressed using a plastic canvas grid.
Little Mermaid Cake (Take #2)
Yet another little girl in my life is having an Ariel themed birthday. This one is 3 tiers. 1 Chocolate WASC, 2 Vanilla WASC both with Dulce de Leche BC filling. Frosted in vanilla BC w/fondant accent and molded candy shells. My friend supplied the character toys.
Pink Princess Cake
2 tier (4in + 6in) Chocolate WASC cake w/vanilla BC frosting & filling. Fondant hearts and details. Disney princess toys as detail
Little Mermaid Birthday Cake
2 tier (4in+6n) strawberry WASC cake w/cream cheese frosting & filling. Shells are made of molded vanilla candy melt, piped details. Wilton Ariel candle topper