Friday, October 21, 2011

No. 3

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No. 1

There will be at least 12 cakes coming up in the next few weeks that are to be centerpeices for a wedding reception.

Here is No.1

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011


There is a little girl in my neighborhood who LOVES Build-a-Bear and had her whole birthay party centered around it. In response, I made her a birthday cake to match her theme.

The bear is holding a Blizzard from Dairy Queen. Can you blame him?

I totally cheated with the polka dots. They were pre-made. I didn't feel like mixing that many colors. They acted as a great garnish around the edges too!

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Saturday, October 8, 2011


Flashback to 1988 with me sitting in my living room after school playing Super Mario Bros for hours on end until I mastered getting through all the warp zones to level 8 and playing 8.1 over and over until the time when I magically get across the chazm with the ridiculously tiny step block in the middle with enough time on the clock to get to the end, just to blow it when I get to the last "hill" before the flag where you have tiny steps with drops to your death between each one where I inevitably fall to my doom moments before time was about to run out anyway.

These days it's all Mario Kart. I can't play this game at all, but at least my kids are familiar enough with one of my childhood icons to have friends who request this for their birthday.

I decided that this one would look just as good in buttercream as it would in fondant, and taste better, so I did butterrcream. I forgot how much easier NOT using fondant is!
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