Tuesday, August 21, 2012

30th Anniversary Cake

For my parents 30th anniversary, I wanted to make a cake with pearls and tiger lilies - the gem and flower that represent the 30th year of marriage.  I was hoping for something classic that looked like a wedding cake.  Here is what I created...

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Another 40th Birthday Cake

It seems to be the week of 40th birthdays.  This one was made for a colleague for his partner's 40th birthday.  The theme...Mario Kart!  The cake needed to travel in the car for several hours to be enjoyed on a camping trip, so to keep it simple, this is what I came up with...

Monday, August 6, 2012

40th Birthday Cake

When one of your best friends is turning 40 and asks you to make her a special cake, of course you say yes, and make it awesome!  I asked what she was looking for, and her only request was that it have fresh fruit.  This is what I came up with...

Bottom tier is vanilla cake with vanilla frosting.  Top tier is chocolate raspberry cake with dark chocolate frosting.

Cake is decorated with strawberries (chocolate covered and plain), raspberries, blackberries, and green and red grapes.

Rainbow Cake

For my daughter's 8th birthday, she requested a rainbow theme.  All the food and decorations were the colors of the rainbow...so the cake needed to follow suit!  Simple and sweet!