Monogram cake

For a baptism, the lucky boy was wearing blue and orange, so the stripes on the cake matched. Cake was chocolate with Oreo filling ....more

Dinosaur cake

This cake was for a 4 yr old's birthday. I saw this cute dinosaur cake using the cuddly bear pan from Wilton so I want to try it. I bought the pan and followed the directions to a T. Disaster. The head wasn't done even though I baked it for the time it said, but on convection. Then, I made it twice more and both times there were no feet and once the head fell off. The last time I ...more

Dots & stripes cake

For sweet Claire, whose birthday is on New Year's day- she had a pre-Christmas birthday party at a candy store, complete with face painting and glitter tattoos ....more

Baby shower cake

This cake was for a baby shower. The cake was vanilla bean with lemon buttercream and fresh raspberries. I used a cake recipe from Sweetapolita (who got it from someone else), but I tweaked it to add vanilla bean ....more

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Chocolate Truffle Pie

For Thanksgiving at my in-laws' this year I was assigned a chocolate dessert. I didn't really feel like making brownies or cake, and I found this recipe for Chocolate Truffle Pie that sounded amazing ....more

Hello Kitty Cake V

Oh, the ever popular Hello Kitty party decor at Party City. This is the fifth cake I've done to match it. I love Hello Kitty and it's fun to come up with new ways to incorporate the colors and elements. This cake was for Olivia, who turned 5. I worked with Olivia's mom a few years back and we were pregnant at the same time. I imagine our boss was thrilled to have two of us on maternity at the ...more

Elmo Sesame Street Cake

This cake was for Carolina (LOVE that name! We almost named both our daughters that, but alas, other names won out), who turned 2. Her favorite Sesame Street characters are Elmo, Cookie Monster and Abby Cadabby. Elmo's body is cake, but his head and limbs are RKT. The rest of the decorations are fondant and gumpaste ....more

Green Orchid Cake

A 50th birthday cake for my husband's business partner. Green orchids are made from gumpaste/fondant, wrapped in satin ribbon. Cakes were red velvet and carrot with vanilla filling ....more

Star Wars Cake

A Star Wars cake for Coleman, who apparently loves Darth Maul. His mom wanted a positive influence as well, so Yoda made it on there, too ....more