Doggy Cake for Maxx

Posted on February 26th, 2013 in Cakes

In the next few days I’ll be adding several post of desserts I have made… in the past. Lets say, ways back in the past.

2012 was a year of lots of sweets and treats that unfortunately didn’t get posted. So I am planning of showing the pictures and later adding the very important details about each and every event.

So with that, and your apology in advance, we’ll get started with this post.

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Doggy Cake for Maxx

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Happy Birthday Maxx.

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Star Wars – Captain Rex Cake

Posted on July 16th, 2011 in Cakes

I received a request to make a cake with a Star Wars (SW) theme. Even though I knew that topic is difficult to recreate, I said ‘Yes’.

Before I go into details about the cake let me say that I may not be the greatest Star Wars fan, but I would watch those movies over that Star Trek… ahemm, creations.

Although I like SW, I have ‘sometimes’ a tough time understanding the plot or follow the sequence of those movies. One thing is for sure, I don’t know the difference between one clone or the other.

Back to the cake right? The birthday boy seems to be a huge fan of certain characters from the movie and wanted someone specific on his birthday cake.

This is the paper plate that was handed out. I present to you, Captain Rex (clone ?)….

Yikes! I knew he would be hard to re-create, but not impossible. I made the mistake of involving my husband into this. He really knows his SW stuff and set me straight on which clone is which.

Captain Rex chocolate piece

It did take me quite a while to think about the ‘surroundings’ for the cake.

No, it is not the sun“, said my husband. “It is a planet!“… just don’t ask me its name. Don’t get me started on the flying thingy in the back, I heard the story (not that I listened).

Anyway, here’s the cake.

Star Wars Captain Rex cake

The double sheet cake is covered in buttercream with a marble effect in shades of blue and orange.

40th Birthday Cake

Posted on July 6th, 2011 in Cakes, Cupcakes

The next cake celebrates Erin’s (her name is on the cake anyway) 40th birthday.

Since I was given permission to let my imagination play with the design (and it can be dangerous sometimes, jk!), I decided to go with girly colors and wild design.

I love zebra prints.

A few cupcakes accomapnied the order. I decorating cupcakes in two or even three tones of color. I think that has become my signature docoration on them.

The cake is a White Caramel Cake with Dulce de Leche buttercream and it is covered in a marble mix of soft pink and white.

The Cat in the Hat -Thing 1 & Thing 2

Posted on May 12th, 2011 in Cakes, Cookies, Other Sweet Treats

I almost forgot to post this cake and I think you’ll enjoy looking at it.I think most people are familiar with The Cat in the Hat books by Dr. Seuss. Well, this cake is about Thing 1 & Thing 2 and in case you don’t know them here they are.

 

I don’t really remember reading the books when I was a little girl, but now that I have my children I’m finally familiar with them. They even have the books in Spanish!

The story on the cake is about a couple of little ones celebrating their birthday, I believe on the same day (if not only days close). My client liked a pair of matching cakes I had made in the past on Monster’s Inc. where one is bigger than the other one. So this Dr. Seuss cake is bases on that idea.

Here’s the cake for 2 boys, one turning 5 years old and the other one celebrating his 1st birthday.

Thing 1 & Thing 2

There’s a lot of details to show on the cakes. Here’s Thing 2 designed for Drake, the little brother.

Thing 2 and the always looking frightened fish

Thing 1 went to Quinn, the older brother.

Thing 1 with a flying kite

 Here are some of the details on the cakes. You have balloons, popular faces and that always worried looking fish.

We also prepared sugar cookies for them. The images are made out of chocolate and placed on top of the cookie to give them a ‘dimensional’ look.

Dr Seuss 1

Dr Seuss 4

Some of the details on the cookies such as the black lines are made with an edible marker. These marks are very typical of the cartoons.

Dr Seuss 1

These cookies were designed to be party favors.

Dr Seuss 2

 I’m sad to report that I forgot to take a picture of the actual Dr. Seuss cookie, I did actually make one or two.

I think this set of cakes and cookies are some of my favorite ones ever. I love the fact that the chocolate pieces on the cookies look actually alive (! ? !).

Think Pinkalicious!

Posted on May 12th, 2011 in Cakes

This is as Pink as it gets! Do you know who Pinkalicious is? Honestly, I didn’t… and I have a 4 year old girl who absolutely loves pink. So I got to meet this pink princess with this next cake.

Meet Pinkalicious, a little princess girl in love with the colr pink and cupcakes.

 

Even though Pinkalicious loves cupcakes, my client didn’t ask for them. She wanted a cake with anything that had to do with this little pink girl. I couldn’t incorporate all the items onto the cake, so I decided to have only some of the important elements of her.

Here’s the cake for a little girl turning 4 years old.

Pinkalicious Cake

 Four stars because she is turning four. The fondant stars have a little non-edible sparkle in the center that make them prettier (I think). The “Pinkalicious” title has some glitter to it also, but you may not be able to see it.

 
The cake is covered in buttercream with a marbling effect in shades of hot pink and white colors.
We couldn’t forget to have cupcakes on each side and a crown in the center.
 
I loved this cake and my client was very please with it. What do you think?

More Religious Treats…

Posted on May 8th, 2011 in Cakes, Other Sweet Treats

The next two cakes were prepared for the same client for a First Communion and Confirmation celebrations that were held on different days. The cakes are simple, but they make an impact.

This first cake is for a lovely girl. It is a fondant covered cross cake embossed with a flower design, adorned with small white and lavender flowers and topped with a beautiful real Lily flower.

The cake is Chocolate Butter cake with vanilla cream frosting.

You might be able t see the flower design on the cake a bit better here.

That day, my house had a mixed smell of cake and Lily flowers. I didn’t complain, it was delicious and beautiful.

The second cake is also a simple cake and elegant cake in colors appropriate for a boy.  My client wanted the cake to be decorated with a cross and in her request, she mentioned and/or possibly a rosary (so of course… we gladly kept that in mind when making the cake).

Inside the cake we have a White Butter Cake with Chocolate buttercream frosting. As opposed to the first cake, this one is covered in buttercream.

The cross is made out of chocolate and my mom created the rosary (she is amazing with them). You probably can’t see it , but the rosary’s beads have this beautiful shine to it that made it look very realistic.

My client was very happy with the extra detail on the cake and was pleased overall. I really loved the cake.

Double Hearts Cake

Posted on March 27th, 2011 in Cakes, Other Sweet Treats

I received a request for a first anniversary cake. She wanted something very simple in shades of white and deep purple with a few roses. Actually, she wanted her cake to be so simple that she didn’t even want fillings! No fillings? What? I did convince her on having some tasty buttercream frosting in between each torte. I knew she wouldn’t be disappointed.

I decided to use the shape of a cookie cutter I have and make it into a cake. I put together two hearts’ cakes into one and covered them in fondant. The cake itself is a White Butter cake.

Double Hearts Cake

I made a couple of sugar roses and a couple of chocolate roses intending on using one one set only.

Chocolate Roses

Fondant Roses

In the end, I used both sets and I thought it looked beautiful. I simply loved this cake. It is simple, elegant and it looks so romantic.

A perfect cake for a first anniversary celebration.

Wedding Anniversary Cake

Posted on March 26th, 2011 in Cakes, Cupcakes

This cake is for a couple celebrating their 30th year anniversary. The cake incorporates the beautiful 80’s bright colors. Let me show you.

Spring Flowers - Anniversary Cake

This is a strawberry cake with vanilla buttercream frosting.

We also made a few Red Velvet cupcakes (bride’s favorites) with cream cheese frosting and a small sugar flower.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

I hope their surprise anniversary dinner party was a huge success and that they had a wonderful time. 30 years of marriage is surely something special to celebrate.

Boy & Girl Birthday Cake

Posted on November 29th, 2010 in Cakes

It is not unusual that I get a request for a birthday cake for both a boy and a girl. There are many ways of doing that, but here’s the idea that kept coming to my mind when I was asked to make this cake.

Lisa (client) mentioned that she wanted “dots” on the cake, possibly half in boy colors and the other half in girl colors. Taking it to the next level, this is what i came up with.

I really liked it. The cake was chocolate butter cake with vanilla frosting.

Baby Shower Animal Cake

Posted on October 27th, 2010 in Cakes

The following creations were only additions to the main Tres Leches cake.  Because the Tres Leches cake is such a moist cake, it cannot be easily decorated, so I had to think on how to make it into a cake that the mommy to be would like (more on this type of cake below).

A giraffe, an elephant, a monkey and a lion around the baby blanket, Oh My! I really loved how it turned out!

 

For the main cake, we prepared a Mexican tradition called Tres Leches Cake. This cake is sooo moist and has a unique delicious flavor that’s hard to resist. On top of the cake we have a pair of baby booties with a little dove on the front. The sex of the baby was unknown, so I was safe to go with a gold color ribbon.

I had the pleasure to work on these creations for a beautiful lady that gave me the opportunity to make her wedding cake a few years ago.  I was very happy to share her joy again with this dessert.

Congratulations to you and your family Ana!

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