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Sep. 14th, 2011

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a sampling of what I've been up to....(picture heavy!)

So I have hardly been on LJ lately. Life has been a mess. It's pretty well sucked.
However, my cakes have kept me focused when nothing else did. So I figured I'd share a few with you guys that I have done over the last year or so.

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Nov. 6th, 2010

Life Short Eat


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Did my SIL's wedding about a month ago. Just now getting around to posting pictures here. The ceremony was casual and beachside. She didn't want anything too fussy or formal. We decided on a simple design...sand sculpture, sea-shell strewn, that kinda' thing. The bride's dress was candlelight so that's what color I tinted the buttercream. Top and bottom tiers were Vanilla Almond. Middle was Chocolate Fudge. I don't do normally do cakes, so this was the first I'd done in years. It had a bunch of imperfections, but the bride and groom were happy, as were the guests, and I guess that's all that matters. Reception site had white sheer curtains so no color. To help define the tiers a little more and showcase the shells, I put crushed graham cracker/Nilla wafer sand on each of the layers. Not my original vision for it, but, oh well....

First picture of edible shells sent to bride for approval. Made them in really small batches so each one would be different


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Nov. 6th, 2009


My First Commissioned Cake

Hi everyone, I was just wondering what your thoughts were on this cake I made. I was asked to make a 21st birthday cake themed on hairdressing for a friend of a friend of a friend. It was the first one I had been paid for and I got £30 for it (£12 profit). What do you think? I've never had any classes or anything, I've sort of taught myself from books and lots of mistakes...

Oct. 25th, 2009

Aaron & Alicia


Flower Pot Cake

Made this for my sister's 23 Birthday. I baked Chocolate cake in a flower pot then rolled the cake in fondant then added flowers made out of gum paste. Then a little crabby made out of fondant.
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Aug. 12th, 2009

SM - Mako with cake


Wilton buttercream yield

Can anyone give me an idea of how much you can do with one batch of Wilton buttercream? I know it will ice a 8-9 inch double stack, but what about cupcakes?

I ask because I'm going on a trip and have been asked to make goodies. I plan on bringing a half-sheet cake, a character cake, and 24 cupcakes. Since it's a 5 hour drive I'll be decorating the stuff there. I'd rather not bring half my kitchen. I thought about getting a big tub of the pre-made icing, but it comes flavored. :(


Jul. 20th, 2009

Aaron & Alicia


Pyramid Cake

Had to throw this cake together for a friend of mines friend. Didn't have alot of time. And my cake store that I usually go to is closed on a sunday.

Chocolate Cake homemade buttercream frosting. Piping gel for the water. Which we call the GEGE Nile. Pyramid made out of vanilla wafflers. Sand make out of crushed vanilla wafflers cookies.

Not the best picture took it on my phone.

Jun. 24th, 2009

Aaron & Alicia


Starry Nights

chocolate cupcakes made into a cake decorated like starry nights.

I feel like I need to add more things to it. What do y'all think.
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Apr. 7th, 2009


2007 Yearbook

Hello all I am new to this group. I am looking for the strawberry shortcake princess cake in 2007 yearbook. I was wondering if anyone had that yearbook, and if so could they email that page with the pictures and the directions. I am making it for my daughters 2nd birthday and that is the theme of her party. I would very appreciative if someone has that.

Feb. 14th, 2009

Aaron & Alicia


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Valentines Cake 9ins heart shaped Chocolate cake with Butter cream icing..
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Sep. 1st, 2008

Dolphin Momma


Cake decorating items for sale....

I used to teach Wilton Cake decorating classes, unfortunatly my hands cant handle it anymore.... so.....

I am selling all my cake stuff... Anyone need or want anything? 

Many Many pans for Birthdays, Weddings, All occasions! Know of anything you may want.. don't hesitate to ask!

Here is the link to one of the many items I have for sale on ebay.... Please check out all of my items, and keep looking back, as I still have more to post! 


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