Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Butterfly wedding cake :)

My friend Natalie who I have known since high school got married :) It was awesome that her and the love of her life are getting married, but what makes it even more special for me is she asked me to make her wedding cake....Of course I am honorred that she likes my cakes enough that she believes that I will make an awesome cake for her wedding. Well she wanted butterflies and the colors to be black,Ivory and red. I figure I can do this :) It was a long process and a lot of work but I got it done. I personally feel that it turned out beautiful. I took my daughter Izabella with me to the wedding and it was a beautiful day for a beautiful bride. Here is some pics of the cake


I wanted it to look like the butterflies were flying off of the cake...She loved her cake!! The cake was a buttermilk chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting. Then I covered it all with a black vanilla fondant. It turned out to be one of my favorite cakes so far. Making these cakes can be a lot of work but the sense of accomplishment and pride that I get at the end of everyone is well worth it :)

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Giving the blog world a try :)

I have decided to step into the world of blogging. It has been around for a while now and even though I have read many blogs by some very interesting people, I have finally decided to give it a go myself. I figure I love to write and I wouldn't mind having the world read about what I am thinking or doing.........if they wanted to that is. I have started making cakes and decorating them and I wanted a forum where I could share them with everybody.............because I think they are beautiful and I want other people to look at them too :) Truth is there is a lot of time and love that goes into these creations and I want to share them. Right now I mostly make them for friends and family and I am hoping to be able to make them for others and hopefully start a little business out of it at one point, so this blog will be my journey into the world of cake decorating.

Along with the cakes I have started to make many different cupcakes........they are really popular right now and super cute too :) I am also starting to make a lot of cake pops. Cake pops are both delicious and cute. I made a whole batch for my daughter Madisons school Valentines party. The kids loved them. Madison loves them so much now that she asks me to make them all the time. I mean whats not to love about cake, frosting and chocolate, right? They stay very moist even after a couple of days.

This is the cake pops we made, wrapped up and ready to go to her school

I have discovered a love for baking and I enjoy sharing it with my kids, they love to get up on a chair and grab a spoon and help stir some chocolate chips into the batter, or better yet licking the spoon when we are done :)