For the retirement of the dress department manager at Macy's at South Coast Plaza, this (really busty) mannequin dress cake is made up of 6 6" cakes stacked together and carved into and abdomen. I used fondant for the neck and boobs. The party colors were dark purple and silver. The client wanted a Great … Continue reading Mannequin dress cake
My friend ordered this cake for Valentine's day. I thought it was for her family as the only specifics she gave was pink ombre ruffles. I thought it would be fun to put a matching ruffle heart on the top to make it more festive. When she came to pick it up, it was her … Continue reading Pink Ombre Ruffle Valentine’s cake
This was a fun take on the usual horizontal ruffles- cascading ombre ruffles down the side of the cake. The strips of fondant are folded in half and then gathered as they're draped down the side. Cake was strawberry with cream cheese filling.
This is the 2nd or third cake I've made with the ombré fondant ruffles. A few weeks before this (four, approximately), I made this exact cake. When I called the person who it was for to tell them it ready, she said, "What cake is this?" umm... Apparently, it was for March, not Feb. So … Continue reading Pink Ombré Ruffle cake
This cake was for another New Beginnings (see previous post). The request was for a purse cake, with rainbow ruffles. I followed a cute tutorial off Cake Central for the purse, which is a round cake with two sides cut off. The cakes are both covered in fondant. The purse piping, bow and handle … Continue reading Rainbow Purse Cake
This cake was for sweet Claire who turned 1. It was her smash cake and I'm pretty sure the cake was almost as big as her. Covered in lavender buttercream ruffles, the cake was coconut with coconut buttercream. Yum.
For my girl, who turned 5 last week. The spunky, crazy and sassy LuLu loves Minnie Mouse. I wanted to try these buttercream ruffles and what better time to experiment than on a cake for our family? There's a tutorial here, but it's really easy. The cake was chocolate, filled with chocolate ganache. The buttercream … Continue reading Minnie Mouse Buttercream Ruffle Cake
A cake for Sydney, who turned 6. I made this cake for her two years ago. The perfect girly girl, this year sweet Syd wanted a ruffle cake-Cake was chocolate with chocolate filling.
A pink cake outside (and inside) for a two year old. Strawberry cake with strawberry cream cheese frosting.