When I create a cake, I really think about the person who will be receiving it; who they are, what they do, what makes them unique. I try to channel that into the design. These are cakes that have been made for various friends and family.
40th Birthday Running Shoe cake all done!
Doggy cake all done!
T-Rex cake, a chocolate lover’s dream. (Apologies for the side view)
Finished blue race car, ready to drive to the party!
Fish cake complete: buttercream frosting, blueberry eye and bubbles, strawberry lips and fins.
The final cake with all embellishments.
My first cake with homemade fondant.
Mocha layer cake – GBC class.
For a friend who works as a sustainability coordinator and supports local food and community gardens: Carrot cake with cream cheese icing, chocolate finger cookie and crumb garden beds with candy produce.
Three generations of cake.
Finished onesie cake, with pale orange buttercream frosting.
Gateau St. Honore: the patron saint of bakers – GBC class.
Gum paste ladies making their way up the hill.
Finished Rocky Mountain cake!
A different view of the Guinness cake to better show the rivets and corks.
Eggnog cupcakes with eggnog buttercream and decorated with crushed candy canes.
For my husband’s 30th birthday: Spiced chocolate cake with cream cheese icing, marzipan figures, and cinnamon stick beaver lodge.
Garden Cake for a dinner party – side view. Chocolate layer cake, marzipan and candy decorations, naturally dyed ermine frosting.
View showing the gummy military guys protecting it from all sides.
For a musician friend: One round vanilla cake, one round chocolate, with buttercream icing, layered wafer and chocolate ganache neck, licorice whip strings, and Tootsie Roll tuning keys.
Garden Cake for a wedding – top view. Chocolate Porter cake, marzipan and candy decorations, naturally dyed ermine frosting.