Purple Star

My middle child turn 9 today.  She ordered up a chocolate cake with peanut butter icing.  The icing needed to be purple.  Oh and she wanted it to be a star.  So I made her a simple star cake. I piped stars around the sides of the cake and tinted a little purple icing a littleContinue reading “Purple Star”

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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”

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”