Pink Ruffle Cake- Cake Smash!

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I made this cake and glitter cookie for Sherrikellyphotography for a pink and gold cake smash shoot. Pink and gold is one my favorite combinations. Sherri is one of the most talented photographer’s I know! Every time Sherri asks me to make a cake for her shoot, I am beyond thrilled. Her photography is absolutely amazing! Click on the link to see some gorgeous pictures of this cake smash!   This is a three layer vanilla cake with about 15 cups of Swiss Meringue Buttercream! Ruffle cakes use a lot of buttercream. I tinted the buttercream soft pink. There are many tutorials on You Tube on how to make this cake but I love this one by Cake Style! . . . CLICK TO READ MORE

Ombre Cakes

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  I have been doing a lot of smash cakes for photo shoots. These pictures were taken by my talented friend Sherri Kelly of Sherrikellyphotography. She really takes some amazing pictures! This is a 2 layer vanilla cake frosted with Swiss Meringue Buttercream! I used a Ateco tip 104. Click here to see more pictures from the shoot! I enjoy working with Sherri as I get to have some great pictures! Made this rose cake and ombre cake too! This too is a vanilla cake but frosted with American Buttercream! I love this video by The Boy Who Bakes! Adalyn’s mother loved the cake for the photo shoot and ordered an ombre ruffle cake for her 1st birthday party and . . . CLICK TO READ MORE

Ruffle Cake – Happy Birthday!

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Ever since I set my eyes on this cake on sweetapolita’s blog, I have wanted to make it. And what better time to make it than for my daughter’s birthday. It’s girly, fun and dramatic! My daughter had 3 options to choose from swirl cake, rose cake or a ruffle cake. Pat came the answer, “I want a blue ruffle cake, mommy”. I wasn’t worried about the cake part, I went with a rich, Devil’s chocolate cake from Sweetapolita. But the icing for the cake is what was making me nervous. It’s a Swiss Meringue Buttercream made by heating egg whites and sugar on a double boiler to 160 F, then whipping it to make a meringue and finally . . . CLICK TO READ MORE

Pink Swirl Cake

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Pink Swirl Cake- Recipe By http://sweetapolita.com/2012/06/pastel-swirl-cake-video-tutorial/ I have been obsessed with baking lately. Be it baking sugar cookies and decorating them, baking cakes, trying out different types of frostings. I have been wanting to do it all. All this inspiration comes from visiting blogs like sweetopia, sweetapolita, bake at 350, and the list goes on. This recipe comes from sweetapolita’s blog. I love her website. She has the most amazing recipes. I have tried a few of her recipes like her cheesecake pops, sugar cookies and vanilla frosting and they are outstanding. I originally set out to make a ruffle cake like this one. I had to make swiss meringue buttercream for it, which I have never tried before. Call . . . CLICK TO READ MORE