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”

Happy Halloween

How about a fun cake for Halloween?  I decided to make a chocolate cake and decorate it for Halloween.  I tinted some vanilla buttercream violet and iced one 6 inch and one 8 inch cake.  I used black tinted buttercream and put some webbing onto the cake. I made 3 spiders out of a black fondant/gumContinue reading “Happy Halloween”

Computer Birthday Cake

A customer asked if I could make a birthday cake for her husband who works at Hewlett Packard.  He fixes computer, servers, etc.  I asked what his favorite color is and went to work.  I started with a chocolate sheet cake with vanilla buttercream icing.  I placed the Hewlett Packard logo in the middle and used red tintedContinue reading “Computer Birthday Cake”

A Shower of Hearts

I had the pleasure of making a baby shower cake this weekend. I was told the mama-to-be is very girly and is having a baby girl. My customer picked this cake saying it was perfect for her! The cake is chocolate filled with light pink buttercream. Fondant square of pastel baby colors (yellow, blue, green,Continue reading “A Shower of Hearts”