Day: February 21, 2015

WALL-E Birthday Cake

I really wish I had taken more pictures of the process of making this cake, but sadly I did not start taking pictures until I had already gotten this much done. My son wanted a WALL-E cake for his birthday, so here is my version. In all the cakes I have made in 21 years […]

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Vintage Lace and Orchid Wedding Cake

Here is an example of a great way to save some money and get a beautiful vintage lace look on your wedding cake. Buy lace you love and stick it on the cake. It saves hours and hours of decorating and piping out the lace look. Saves time & money and looks beautiful, vintage and […]

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4-Tiered Lemon Pound Cake With Raspberry Filling Wedding Cake

This is a four tiered cake made with 16″, 14″, 12″ and 10″ double layered rounds. It was lemon pound cake with raspberry filling, decorated in butter-cream frosting. The scroll work is all original designs piped free hand with no templates of any kind. The flowers are all silk. This cake serves about 260 guests. […]

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Any-Occasion Cakes

These cakes make for a nice neighborhood or office gift at Christmas time as well. My older kids sold these single layer cakes one year as a fund raising project. Together, our family baked and decorated 50 of these cakes in three days! It made for fun times and good memories. A family that “plays” […]

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Spring Outdoor Wedding Cake

The brides focus for this wedding cake was all about the right flowers. The soft color palette came from a photo the bride liked at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cupcakesbyjanelle/6304512920/However she wanted brighter/darker pink peonies mixed with the colors. The cake I made is the result. It turned out beautifully if I say so myself. All of the flowers […]

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Baby Shower Cake

This was the first cake I ever baked in a glass bowl and it actually worked well. However, you need to make sure your glass bowl is tempered and safe to use in your oven. I did learn newer glass bowls sold at the store nowadays cannot be used for this. I went to the […]

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Replica Vintage Cake for 50th Wedding Anniversary

No cake ever made is as awesome as celebrating 50 years of marriage! This is a replica of the wedding cake our grandparents had when they were married in 1953. I even replicated the topper and the silk flowers. Note to self: I need to post a picture of them with their cake on their […]

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