Friday, October 28, 2011

Volkswagon Convertible Coupe 60th Birthday Cake

Two tiered cookies and cream cake covered in fondant.  Bottom layer is covered with chocolate brown fondant and bright blue hibiscus cutouts.  Car is based on a 2010 VW bug convertible (though the cake was only a 2-seater).  Car was hand carved and covered with cream colored fondant.  Details were added with fondant, luster dust, and edible markers.  Tires were fondant covered Oreo cookies.  Windshield is acetate with fondant trim.  Lady driver was molded with a doll mold and hand painted with food color and luster dust.  

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Beach Themed Monogram Bridal Shower Cake

8" round vanilla cake with strawberry filling and vanilla buttercream.  Cake is topped with raw sugar "sand" and piped monogram "M".  Sea shells molded from chocolate and brushed with luster dust were added along with sugar pearls.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Optimus Prime Kreon Transformers Cake

Chocolate chocolate chip cake carved into a lego-style Transformers truck.  Cake is wrapped in fondant of grey, red and dark blue.  Hand drawn Transformer logos on cab and trailer.  Lego details added with fondant and stripes hand painted with food color.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Phineas and Ferb Perry the Platypus Cupcakes

Phineas and Ferb birthday cupcakes in vanilla and chocolate chocolate chip, topped with vanilla buttercream.  Hand-cut Perry the Platypus characters out of fondant topped each cupcake.  Aren't they adorable?  He's a platypus... they don't do much.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Butterfly First Birthday Cake

6" Red velvet cake with vanilla buttercream.  Branches piped on with chocolate buttercream.  Fondant flowers and butterflies added with 3 on wires for 3D effects.  Mini cupcakes matching the cake were also ordered.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Wedding Cupcakes at Parker Ranch, Trabuco Canyon

Katie and Brian's beautiful wedding reception under the oak trees in lovely Trabuco Canyon.  Vintage theme was carried through with my white wooden cupcake tower filled with cupcakes (250 total) on the antique tablecloth.  Cupcakes were lemon, chocolate chocolate chip, red velvet, coconut cream, and carrot cake.  Icing was all white with  decorations of tiny pearls, silver dragees, flaked coconut, small fondant leaves, silver hearts, and pearlized fondant cameos.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Phineas and Ferb Backyard Birthday Cake

Round 10" cookies & cream cake with vanilla buttercream, airbrushed with fondant background details. Characters were hand drawn and cut out of fondant, details drawn with edible markers.  Lettering was also hand drawn in the style of the cartoon's logo.  Grass was piped along edges to finish.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Sweet Pea Cake and Cupcakes

6" Round cake piped with basketweave technique and topped with piped sweet pea flowers.  Matching cupcakes with piped sweet peas and stems.  Cupcakes were strawberry, lemon and red velvet.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Diva Meets Hello Kitty Bridal Shower Cupcakes

Red Velvet and Confetti Cupcakes with custom fondant toppers.  Purses were made with different textures in hot pink, black and white fondant.  Hello Kitty was cut from fondant and details were added with edible markers, luster dust, sanding sugar, and a piped pearl necklace.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Barbie Cake and Cupcakes

Barbie themed birthday mini cake (6" sculpted into skirt - old school "wonder mold" style)  and matching cupcakes.  Actual Barbie inserted into the cake.  Skirt was made with draped fondant and luster dust.  Cupcakes were topped with fondant circles with an airbrushed silhouette of Barbie and small fondant hearts. Cake was chocolate chocolate chip and cupcakes were strawberry.