First birthday cakes

I have had 2 opportunities to make a 1st birthday cake for 2 special girls. The first one is a button cake, inspired by the party theme, “Cute as a button”. Her mom, Sara, wanted an 8-inch cake with buttercream frosting and fondant buttons. the cake is chocolate with chocolate filling. My friend, Anna, asked […]

Superhero cake

A mom approached me about making her 4-year old twins’ birthday cake. The theme? A Batman/Spiderman cake. I was definitely feeling up for the challenge. She sent me a couple of different pictures, and theĀ  final cake is a combination of both designs. She wanted a 2-tier cake covered with buttercream with fondant accents/decorations. I […]

Meeska…Mooska…Mickey Mouse!

Of all the cakes that I made, this is one of my favorites. My friend’s son turned 2 years old last October, so as a gift, I made him this 2-tier cake. He loves Mickey Mouse, and I came across this design which was perfect for him! The Mickey hat was made of styrofoam ball, […]

My love for shoes…

Baby shoes, that is. Ever since I saw these cakes decorated with baby booties, I’ve been obsessed with them. I’ve watched video tutorials online and just waited for the perfect opportunity to make them. So when one of my friends had her daughter’s christening, I offered to make her cake. The booties are made of […]

Fish-themed cake

  After a few months of doing the Wilton classes, one of my co-worker’s wife approached me about making a cake to celebrate various family members’ August birthdays. Her grandson picked out the theme…fish! She wanted a sheet cake in buttercream that reflects the chosen theme. At first, I was stumped! I immediately started doing […]