Wedding Treats

August has been a lovely month for weddings in Ohio! I was honored to participate in my client’s special days by make their cakes!

First, a wonderful rustic wedding at The Inn at Honey Run. They requested a tree stump cake with their initials “carved” into it. The cake was vanilla bean white cake with chocolate mousseline. It was decorated with chocolate marshmallow fondant, fondant leaves, and edible graham cracker moss. Congratulations!

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Next, a wedding with a taste of the beach and ocean! It was a smooth ride as the cake and I traveled 194 miles to Cincinnati! Its 4 tiers boasted the following flavors: red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting and raspberry jam, vanilla bean cake with mocha mousseline and chocolate mousseline, vanilla bean cake with lemon syrup, lemon mousseline, and raspberry mousseline, and chocolate cake with mocha mousseline. It was all frosted with vanilla Swiss buttercream and decorated with edible sand, blue fondant dogwood flowers, and chocolate sea shells filled with chocolate ganache and fondant starfish and sand dollars! Congratulations to two wonderful people!

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Bub-bub-bubble, Gup-gup-guppies!

Happy 3rd birthday, Rylee! It was a pleasure to make you a cake!

She enjoyed a vanilla bean white cake with lemon mousseline, frosted with blue and purple vanilla Swiss buttercream! All the decorations are hand sculpted and painted marshmallow fondant!bubbleguppiescake

Full Fondant Fun

My latest two cakes have been full fondant fun!

First, a children’s book themed cake for a super cute baby shower! Guests enjoyed this book cake made of red velvet cake, vanilla cake, cream cheese frosting, and berry mousseline. All it’s decorations are made with fondant! Accompanying the cake were ABC decorated red velvet cupcakes filled with cream cheese frosting and topped with vanilla bean Swiss buttercream. As well as, assorted flavors of French macarons! Congratulations to the mother-to-be!

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Next, a Minecraft cake for a super cool little boy! The cake was layers of vanilla bean cake, strawberry jam, vanilla mousseline and pistachio cake with cream cheese frosting. It was then covered, square by square, with fondant decor! Happy 9th birthday, Caden!

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Happy 2nd Birthday to My Beamish Boy!

A big happy 2nd birthday to my beamish boy!

Since he is a one toddler wrecking crew, I made a construction themed birthday party! He destroyed a chocolate smash cake while everyone else enjoyed the following cake flavors: lemon and blueberry cream cheese frosting, chocolate and peanut butter cream cheese frosting, and vanilla bean and strawberry basil mousseline.aidan2birthday 20150614_122614 20150614_122606 20150614_120419 20150614_120233

Congratulations Tom and Debra!

A huge congratulations to a lovely and sweet couple! They dodged the rain and had a wonderful outdoor ceremony at Varian Orchards!

I created a spread of cupcakes, French macarons, and a 3 tiered cake for the occasion. The cupcakes were: key lime and toasted coconut mousseline, lemon and raspberry mousseline, vanilla bean strawberry and champagne mousseline, chocolate and mocha buttercream, and chocolate red wine and vanilla bean Swiss buttercream. The French macarons were: strawberry, mango, pistachio, jasmine, lavender, and chocolate. And the 3 tiered cake was vanilla bean white cake with strawberry jam and champagne mousseline. All the decorations were done in marshmallow fondant.

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Happy birthday, JB!

A big happy birthday to my cousin JB! He celebrated with a superhero party! The cake was layers of chocolate cake with chocolate mousseline and vanilla bean Swiss buttercream and confetti cake with vanilla bean mousseline and vanilla bean Swiss buttercream. The decorations are marshmallow fondant!

Na na na na nanananana, Happy birthday!

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May treats!

This month was a lot of fun! Aside from the normal slew of French Macarons, I helped make a little sweet a lot of happy event!

First a first birthday party for a sweet little girl. They enjoyed a French vanilla cake with vanilla mousseline filling, chocolate fudge cake with Valrhona chocolate mousse, and vanilla bean Swiss buttercream cake with fondant deocrations. While the birthday girl smashed into a chocolate fudge cake with Valrhona chocolate mousse and vanilla bean Swiss buttercream cake with fondant decorations.

Next, my sister celebrated her birthday with a yummy dinner and a vanilla bean brown sugar pavlova, with dairy-free lemon curd, and fresh berries.

Finally, a big thank you to all the doctors and nurse who took care of my Grandma when she was in the hospital with an arrhythmia. They got chocolate and orange vanilla bean cookies!

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Bridal shower fun!

This month I also had the honor to help host my sister-in-law’s bridal shower. The theme was stock the cellar! I adorned her dessert table with a 2 tier rustic citrus cake with berry mousseline, a New York cheesecake with blueberry chambord compote, lemon verbena scented lemon meringue pie, and assorted French macarons!

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Birthdays and Babies!

April has been a very busy and happy month! I’ve had the pleasure to help congratulate friends on the upcoming arrival of their first baby and have enjoyed making other’s happy occasions delicious!

Here are a few of the cakes I’ve had the pleasure to make!

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Fun and funky cakes!

This week I have dubbed “fun and funky Friday”! I did a couple of super fun and colorful cakes that I would like to share with you!

First is a pop art style cat-eyed glasses cake. It’s dark chocolate cake with vanilla mousseline filling and vanilla Swiss buttercream. All the decorations are fondant and hand-applied.

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Next is a birthday cake for an awesome boy in an awesome family! Happy 7th birthday, Blaine! He loves Lego Batman and I love classic Batman. So I combined the new Lego style with classic Batman action balloons! KaPOW! The cake is french vanilla with vanilla mousseline filling and vanilla Swiss meringue buttercream. All the top decorations are fondant. BAM!

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