The little boy this cake was for went through my blog and liked the motorcycle cake I made for my son's 2-year birthday. I changed it up a bit to make it different and of course the second go around wins. It was a fun birthday and decorated so cute. This was my fourth and last cake for the week. Other than my chocolate cake recipe catastrophe's (grrrrrr!), everything went well and I am excited to get more than 5 hours of sleep tonight. Yeah!
Saturday, June 27, 2009
Friday, June 26, 2009
When I assembled this cake around midnight last night, I wasn't sure how I felt about it. I loved each tier separately but it seemed like it had a bit too much going on when stacked together so I went to bed disappointed that it didn't come out as well as I planned. By morning, I decided I really liked it. My husband walked in from work and said it was pretty "psychedelic." I liked that description. So fun!
Posted by Cassy Taylor at 2:53 PM
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Making this cake was very simple but man, it was the hardest to assemble. I haven't done a cake like this before and I'm not a talent at arranging flowers so this turned out to be more of a challenge than expected. There are a few things I would have done differently knowing what I know now about flowers on cakes but it luckily still turned out pretty. The ribbon looks black in the picture but it's actually a dark brown. The colors for this wedding were gorgeous.
Posted by Cassy Taylor at 9:36 PM
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
This cake reminded me that I will be thirty in a few short years (sniffle, sniffle) and I'm starting to think 30 is not so old. Well, this cake was for a gal turning 30 and was to be an over the hill cake. I decided a funeral for her youth would be fun ("youth" is the missing word on the tomb stone in this picture). The black and purple turned out way cool I think. I used my air compressor to paint the bottom tier black. Have I mentioned how much I love that machine yet? It's seriously a must have for cake decorating. Anyway, I'd love to do this cake again in different colors. It was so much fun!
Posted by Cassy Taylor at 6:01 PM
Sunday, June 7, 2009
I have wanted to do a baby blessing cake forever for the reason that I would finally have an excuse to buy the booty cutters. I actually made these a couple of weeks ago because I couldn't wait until today to make them. :) I love this cake except my border wasn't supposed to come out looking like a ruffle. I made my royal icing using the exact instructions for the first time and it went flat after I piped it. I guess my instructions work better but it gave it a pretty cute look, luckily. I was also excited to do a BLUE and brown cake instead of pink and brown. Baby boys rock!
Posted by Cassy Taylor at 8:15 AM
Saturday, June 6, 2009
Does this cake look familiar? One of my old friends from high school liked the cake I made for my son's birthday and wanted one just like it for her son and her nephew both turning 2. We switched up the colors a bit so it wasn't identical to the last one and I actually liked this one better. I like to do side non-fondant cakes for the wee-ones because it helps with the fun mess factor. :)
Posted by Cassy Taylor at 3:56 PM