Japanese Tree

May 13th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Japanese Tree

We were given several prints of trees, all in a Japanese style, to use as guidelines for this cake. The picture that really inspired us was in shades of red like a blossom tree, we ended up sponge painting onto the cake to really convey the feel of the image.

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The Sleep Book

May 10th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on The Sleep Book

A baby shower cake with the Chippendale Mupp on top. Who is he you ask? He’s a character from The Sleep Book by Dr Seuss. It’s only been the last few years that I’ve been introduced to Dr Seuss, I don’t remember ever reading him as a child (help me out here Mum? Did we […]

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Komodo Dragon

May 9th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Komodo Dragon

A cake with a komodo dragon on it? We can do that! This is a quarter sheet butter cake with our dairy free frosting. We made the komodo dragon out of fondant.

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Hot Pink Zebra Stripes

Aug 16th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Hot Pink Zebra Stripes

This was for a girl’s birthday, it needed to be as pink as I could get it. Nice and simple on the outside, on the inside it was half chocolate cake and half vanilla cake. It was a monster at 12″ across. All the zebra stripes were hand piped onto the cake, it takes some […]

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Braaaaiiiiinnnnsssss

Apr 5th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Braaaaiiiiinnnnsssss

No, the zombies aren’t here yet, but this brain is definitely the tastiest I’ve come across! It’s a butter cake with raspberry jam between the layers (perfect for that gory look). We covered the cake with a base layer of black fondant and then built up the brain design on top with coils of fondant. […]

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Lilac and White Whimsy

Mar 27th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Lilac and White Whimsy

Tis the season for weddings and I was excited by the prospect of this whimsy cake, they’re always fun and a bit of a challenge. This is a butter cake with vanilla buttercream, covered in fondant. Each tier stands around 6″ tall (dropping to 4″ at the lowest point) and tapers down 2-3″ inches in […]

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Wedding Cupcake Tower

Mar 10th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Wedding Cupcake Tower

A lovely cake for a lovely couple, we were delighted they chose us to be a part of their special day. The cake at the top of the tower is red velvet with a cream cheese icing, all the cupcakes are a mix of red velvet with cream cheese and butter cake with vanilla buttercream. […]

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Moon Cake

Dec 13th, 2011 by Gemma | Comments Off on Moon Cake

Our good friends at the Austin Astronomical Society once more got their holiday party cake from us. It’s such a pleasure to get repeat customers like this, although it does mean we have to constantly strive to top last year’s cake! As before, they had a butter cake with our English buttercream, a nice simple […]

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Bridal Shower

May 17th, 2011 by Gemma | Comments Off on Bridal Shower

We had a cake this weekend for a bridal shower, so we decided to squeeze in an extra post this week (hopefully – assuming I remember to post on Wednesday) to show it off.

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