Archive for the ‘Birthdays’ Category

Fairy Princess Birthday Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

This stunning birthday cake is straight out of a fairy tale!  Topped with a gold crown and a field of pastel flowers, this Fairy Princess Birthday Cake cake will add a very happily ever after to any birthday celebration.

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Spring Rose Butterfly Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Whether it’s a first birthday or a one-year anniversary, this beautiful Spring Rose Butterfly Cake is sure to impress your guests.  Decorated with teal rosettes and sparkling gum paste butterflies, this homemade birthday cake is perfect for spring celebrations.

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Dreams of Coral Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Girls of all ages will love this amazing Dreams of Coral Cake.  Embellished with candy pieces, meringues and marbleized ganache, this homemade cake is striking and elegant.  Use it for birthdays, weddings or even Mother’s Day!

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Neon Zebra Birthday Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

This Neon Zebra Birthday cake is party-ready!  Bright zebra-inspired decorations make this cake a fun and colorful accent to any party.  Mix and match colors to your liking to create a cake that suits your needs.

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Circus Treats Birthday Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Everyone knows that the best part of the circus is the food!  Fun for girls of all ages, this Circus Treats Birthday Cake explodes with all the traditional favorites:  popcorn, cotton candy, cookies and more!  You can even personalize this cake with a cute printable banner.

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Statement Birthday Cake

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Messaging becomes even bigger in 2016 with stylized lettering, bold font styles and fun sayings.  This cake shouts the message that the birthday boy or girl is now five years old.  The letters for the top of the cake are easy to make using Decorator Preferred white fondant tinted to a favorite color.  The sides of the cake feature decorations colorfully piped icing.

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Pixelated Perfection Celebration Cake

Friday, February 5th, 2016

If you geek over video games, sci-fi, or your favorite comic book characters, the Geeked Out cake trend is for you.  This square cake with its pixelated side pattern and cake topper is easy enough for beginners to make, using Decorator Preferred White Fondant and Ready-to-Use Gum Paste tinted to a galactic vibrant color palette.

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The Inspiration Behind the NEW Cone Cakes Cupcake Baking Rack

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Some of my favorite memories growing up were going to ice cream shops and getting GIANT ice cream cones. My favorite indulgence was the waffle cone, filled with a scoop or two of the chocolate peanut butter ice cream. I made sure it was so full that I had to eat it with one of the long sundae spoons. I was a kid. Giant ice cream cones made me smile. Heck, they still do! All of the different flavors, the funny upside-down cones decorated like clowns, all the toppings… Mmm… I’m salivating just thinking about it. (more…)

Cakes that Span the Decades – Experience the Tie Dye Blast From the Past 60s Cake!

Monday, July 28th, 2014

The 1960s marked the birth of a rebellious spirit – a cosmic counterculture of peace, love, music and art! The younger generation was no longer satisfied with blindly following the rules. They were asking questions, taking action and changing the world.
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My Top 5 Back to Basics Projects

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Everyone who knows me knows that I love to create desserts, experiment with recipes, and find any reason to celebrate! Decorating pastries doesn’t come easy for everyone, so I thought I’d share my top 5 back to basics projects using Wilton products. I think any beginner will marvel at the end results of some of these projects, and may decide to take up decorating full time! Hold on, because you’re in for a sweet ride! (more…)