Friday, September 26, 2008

McDonald's Happy "Cake" Meal

This is one of my favourite cakes - and it was so fun! Its a McDonald's Happy Meal Cake.

The cheeseburger and drink are all made of cake and fondant.

The french fry package is paper, but the actual french fries are actually made of white chocolate with sugar sprinkles. Yum!

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Very Square Cakes

I love tall cakes with lots of layers and especially when it is square. It is such a fun shape to decorate and look so yummy when you slice into it!

This is a square cake with circles - a very popular design for birthday cakes and also wedding cakes. It is different and also very fun.

This cake has 4 layers of Triple Chocolate Pudding Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream covered in regular fondant and chocolate fondant. The chocolate fondant is very good - it actually tastes like tootsie rolls.

This cake was for my mother's birthday and was 4-layers of vanilla butter cake.

The designs were made with Royal Icing then painted with bright pinks, blues and silver.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Central Park Cake

This was definitely one of my favourite cakes to design. The couple got engaged in Central Park last year, so they wanted to re-create that in a wedding cake.

They also gave me their grandmothers famous Double Chocolate Pudding Cake recipe. It was quite decadent!

The cake was quite large and had over 150 servings. I tried to fit in as many of the famous landmarks in and around central park including the lakes, Bethseda fountain, Bow Bridge, The Obelisk, Guggenheim, Belvedere Castle, Engineer's Gate, Bandshell, Turtle Pond, The Great Hill and many more. I even made taxicabs which lined the streets.

Here is a view from above.

I also attached a picture of the template I made which stuck on my table for the weeks leading up to the wedding day. It was great to see it all come together!