Princess Crown Cupcakes

Princess Crown CupcakesTwo flavors of cupcakes for a little girl’s birthday.  The chocolate buttermilk cupcakes are filled with homemade raspberry conserve, while the golden butter cupcakes are filled with milk chocolate ganache.  Then, all are topped by swirls of raspberry Swiss meringue buttercream and decorated with sugar pearls and princess crowns.

 

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Electrician’s Cake

Wire Spool Electrician's Cake with Stripper Electrician's Cake with Wire spool, wire, and stripper GFI outlet plug electrician's cake

A cake to celebrate the end of a continuing education class for a soon-to-be journeyman electrician.  Two tiers of chocolate sour cream pound cake, covered in vanilla Swiss meringue buttercream, are accented with homemade fondant decorations.  A couple of outlets on the front (one a GFI) and wrappings of orange and green wires completes the first tier.  The second tier is made to look like a spool of wire and topped by a fondant wire stripper tool.

Rose Swirl Anniversary Cake

Rose Swirl Pearl Lace CakeRose buttercream swirls adorn the bottom tier of this fourth anniversary cake.  The top tier has simple sugar pearl flowers and piped vines to echo the bride’s wedding dress. The lower tier is dairy-free frosting and coconut cake with raspberry filling, while the top tier is champagne cake layered with cream cheese frosting and raspberry conserve and finished with vanilla bean Swiss meringue buttercream.

My Nephew’s Dragon

Green Dragon Castle Cake Green Dragon Little Boy Castle Cake

A dragon cake for my two-year-old nephew!  Carrot cake with cream cheese icing under 100% from scratch fondant.  Castle towers, a gumpaste dragon, a fiery number two, and rune-lettered stones spelling out the birthday boy’s name complete the cake.