I’ve learned to make ribbon roses. When I made this cake, I decided to make it colorful and to kind of represent my family in colors. My oldest daughter loves pink. My second daughter is very fond of purple, but specifically violet. My husband favors blue and my favorite flower is a yellow rose. TheContinue reading “Flowers”
Category Archives: basic cakes
More fun with new templates. Who wouldn’t love some balloons for their birthday?
I’ve been learning a few tricks to different decorating techniques. Such as printing templates for cake pictures like the taekwondo cakes below. This cupcake is also a template but decorated with a different tip. A fun cake to have anytime. This one happens to be one layer of chocolate cake with white chocolate filling andContinue reading “New designs”
Some of you may know that I do taekwondo with my two daughters. We enjoy the time together, working out and having fun. Today students in our taekwondo center tested for their black belts. I was asked to make a special birthday cake for one of the masters of the center. His birthday will beContinue reading “Special Birthday”
St. Patrick’s Day
Who doesn’t enjoy seeing a rainbow? Not me. I love them. In fact, we see a lot of them in the Spring and Summer times around Colorado Springs. This is a 1/4 sheet cake (any flavor-this one was butter cake) with vanilla icing tinted blue. The cloud is vanilla icing without the tint. Colorful MContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day”
Angel Food cake is one of my favorites. In fact, it is my birthday cake. I love it. It’s light and goes well with fruit and cream or chocolate fondue. The chocolate angel food is just as light. There is a hint of cocoa for a different take on the traditional vanilla angel food.
Strawberry Cake with strawberry icing. This is a super sweet and moist cake. I made this one in a bundt and topped it with the icing. My oldest daughter requests this every year for her birthday cake. Strawberries are her favorite and this cake is full of strawberry flavor.
This cake made me happy while I was making it. The smell of bananas filled the air and even made my son ask for a piece after his nap! Banana cake with banana icing. This is a very moist, light cake. It can also be frosted with vanilla or cream cheese icing if you wouldContinue reading “Going Bananas!”
This cake is so yummy and surprisingly light. Three layers of white chocolate cake with raspberry filling and white chocolate icing. The raspberry filling adds a light fruity flavor to the cake. I also decorated with white chocolate curls. Go here for more basic cakes.
These are a few of my basic cakes. All of these are 9 inch rounds, made from scratch. You can go to the details of each of these cakes by clicking on their link. Chocolate with chocolate filling and chocolate icing. This is one of the best chocolate cakes ever! Chocolate with vanilla cream fillingContinue reading “Basic Cakes”