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Naked Cake

August 14, 2015 – 8:00 pm | 1,439 views

This summer has me busy with weddings and parties. I just wanted to take some time to highlight one of the cakes I made during this hot, dry, summer. Six months ago, I received a …

Cupcake Cake

June 10, 2014 – 6:17 pm | 1,187 views

Just posting a picture of a cupcake cake I made a few months ago. This one didn’t take too much time. The hardest part was trying to figure out the right dimensions of a cupcake. …

Sesame Street Cake

June 3, 2014 – 7:09 pm | 1,953 views
Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster

Here’s my first Sesame Street Cake. This round I used a better tasting fondant. The decorations around the edges are Gobstoppers.
Technical stuff:

5 pounds fondant
2 – 10” cakes
3 – 4” cakes

Characters: Elmo, Big Bird, and Cookie …

Lego Cake

February 24, 2014 – 9:33 pm | 2,874 views

Here’s my first cake of the year that was for a baby shower. This cake weighed in around 19 pounds. Oh, on size, each “lego brick” was a 10 inch square with two layers. The …

Valentine’s Cake Pops

February 13, 2012 – 1:49 am | 2,842 views

I decided to make these cake pops to hand out as Valentine grams. Chocolate cake center, candy outer layer.
Just wanted to add some lessons learned from this batch:

Wait for cake to cool before adding icing.
Don’t …

Elmo Cake Pops

May 29, 2011 – 8:37 pm | 12,227 views
Elmo Cake Pops

Once in a while I’ll test my skills and push my limits beyond something I know nothing about. This round was cake pops. Cake pops seem to be the new trend instead of cupcakes. …

Princess Chloe Dog Cake

January 25, 2011 – 11:04 pm | 2,500 views

Here’s a cake we made for my aunt’s new dog…I never knew my dog bone cookie cutter would ever come in handy.

Ponyo Cake

January 23, 2011 – 7:42 am | 4,206 views

Here’s a cake Tamina made for Ocean View’s Sock Hop 2011.

Club Penguin Puffle Cakes

January 22, 2011 – 12:48 am | 6,017 views

Here are a set of Puffle cakes from Club Penguin. Real simple – circle cake, carve, and cover with fondant.

Angry Bird Cake

January 21, 2011 – 8:31 pm | 12,509 views
Angry Birds iPhone Cake

Here’s the Angry Bird Tamina and I made for Ocean View’s Sock Hop.

Piano Cake

April 25, 2010 – 9:53 pm | 4,275 views
Piano Cake

Here’s a cake I made for a friend. She’s plays keyboard in my church, loves coffee, and stars. Oh, she’s into art too.
The keys are made from gum paste. The bottom tier is two 2″ …

Snare Drum Cake

April 25, 2010 – 8:39 pm | 11,390 views

Here’s a snare drum cake. This was the first time I used a marbling technique to color the fondant. The color turned out great. I think in the future I’ll throw in some white. The …

More Cakes – Eric Carle Cake

February 1, 2010 – 8:35 pm | 8,209 views

I made a cake for my sons’ school the other day. The cake is based from Eric Carle’s book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.”
I was thinking about doing the butterfly but it didn’t work out.
Here I …

8-bit Mario Cake

January 26, 2010 – 9:36 pm | 36,970 views

I was commissioned to make a cake that resembled 8-bit Mario. Maybe I should say someone ordered a cake from me but I like commissioned because I pretend that my cakes are more of a …