Commissioning

The commissioning ceremonies at USAFA took place on May 28.  For those of you who are not military, this is when the seniors (or firsties) are commissioned from cadets into the air force becoming 2nd lieutenants.  It’s a big deal. I was asked by two different cadet squadrons to make goodies for their ceremonies.  FirstContinue reading “Commissioning”

Angry Birds

My son turned 6 in March.  He ordered up an Angry Birds cake complete with “a king pig, a mustache pig, and a few birds”.  He also wanted chocolate cake with chocolate icing and a special chocolate surprise in the middle. So I went to work on the fondant birds and pigs…I used an edibleContinue reading “Angry Birds”

Baking

Here’s what’s been going on at Stahrs Cakes. December:  There were lots of goodies made.  Peppermint bark, peanut butter fudge, cornflake wreaths, lots of cookies.  I attempted a cookie I saw on Pinterest.  Chocolate Melted Snowman.  I used my own triple chocolate cookie recipe and white royal icing for the snowman but I used the sameContinue reading “Baking”

Hot Air Balloon

My middle child turned 7 yesterday.  She wanted a balloon cake.  After discussing it in detail, she decided that she really wanted a hot air balloon that stood up.  So that’s what I attempted.  I started with rice krispie candy molded in a pail and a Pyrex bowl to make the balloon part of the cake.  AfterContinue reading “Hot Air Balloon”

Super Mario Bros

Does anyone out there remember when the Nintendo came out?  I mean the real Nintendo.  Not anything with an EX or any other letter behind it.  It was light and dark grey and you actually had to put cartridges into the machine to play?  Remember Duck Hunt?  And Super Mario Bros?  Wow I was good atContinue reading “Super Mario Bros”

Cadillac Lovers

Anyone out there love Cadillacs?  This customer’s husband does.  In fact, he has a Cadillac CTS-V.  I’m not a car person but it is a sharp car.  So my customer ordered a red velvet cake with cream cheese icing.  She said he loves layers because it allows him to eat more icing!  So the cakeContinue reading “Cadillac Lovers”