Cake Blog

Top of the World Cake!

This is a cake that I made last year for my world-traveling friend Kim’s birthday, after she came back from a big trip! I didn’t have a spherical pan for the earth, so I used a steel mixing bowl lined with parchment paper. It worked pretty well– it didn’t bake perfectly evenly, but did the…

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Baby Bear Cake

This cute cuddly cake was made (with lots of love) to celebrate my cousin’s baby shower! My mom and sister baked the cakes and helped decorate the cupcakes! For the bear, we used a bear-shaped cake pan, like this one (link), in which the left and right sides were baked separately. Once they were baked…

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UFC Octagon Cake!

The “ULTIMATE” cake for UFC fans! My friend Kim helped me create this cake for Matt. This octagon cake was a double-layer round cake that I cut away on 8 sides and covered in white fondant. We used sparklers on the 8 corners to add some fireworks. NOTE: Burning sparklers WILL melt plastic mesh (used for…

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Fondant Flower Cupcakes

These fun flowery creations were made for my friend Christy’s birthday, inspired by her love of gardening and nature! The carrot cupcakes were topped with spirals of cream cheese icing, then decorated with colorful stylized fondant flowers. I used different sized flower and star-shaped cookie cutters to make the layered petal shapes from rolled marshmallow…

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