People Magazine Laptop Cake

Thursday, June 24, 2010

At the beginning of the month I got a phone call from People Magazine saying they were doing a story on online dating.  Apparently 1 in 5 couples met on the web!  So they requested a laptop cake, but it still had to look like a traditional white wedding cake with a topper too.  Here's the cake and story.

At the delivery I met Lori and her fiancee Jeff who shared with me their crazy story.  Ten years ago they were set-up and went on a date.  She blew him off.  Then three years later, they were set up again.  No chemistry.  The THIRD time, they were matched up on they are getting married :)  Check out the issue to read about 4 other couples and their online dating stories.

Scrambled Letters Cake

All you need is ...

Where fate greets the sun...

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

One of our clients wrote a short poem for her fiancee and wanted to incorporate that into her cake.  How meaningful :)  It goes like this :  By the ocean I gave my heart, where fate greets the sun.  Where tides rise to kiss the surf, where love rides and hope floats.    

Setting up at Manhattan Penthouse

With all the extra flowers we made.... 

First Birthday!

Monday, June 21, 2010

This past weekend we made a birthday cake for a cute little girl turning one.  It was an orange and yellow version of our classic birthday banner cake with the addition of bumble bees and various animals.

Hap-BEE birthday Soleil!  Flavors were red velvet with cream cheese frosting AND vanilla cake with peanut-butter buttercream and rasp preserves.

(201) Bride

The latest issue of (201) Bride features a collection of six cakes designed after fairy tales.  We created a cake for the story of Show White. 

 "...this cake captures the wholesome innocence of this classic story.  Three tiers, white as snow, topped with a bounty of fresh-picked apples makes this cake the fairest of them all.  Fondant ribbon wraps each tier in the colors of a forest.  The perfect centerpiece for a fall wedding, this apple flavored cake is tastefully complemented with a brown sugar buttercream filling."

Baby Tigger

Sunday, June 13, 2010

A couple months ago I had a consultation with a friend for a baby shower and she handed me an image of Disney Cuties baby tigger.  As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to use it because it was way too cute!   Apparently 2010 is the year of the tiger...hence Tiger Man and theme. 
Here is the progression of tigger:

The finished cake:

Kitchen Wedding

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Serious foodies will swoon over the concept of a chef's table reception in the current issue of Brides Magazine!  The space: Hudson Yards Catering, owned by famed restauranteur Danny Meyer.  The food: Upscale comfort fare.  The cake:  Chocolate cake with banana buttercream!

Our cake was covered in chocolate fondant and decorated with colored bands to match the ribbons used in the decor.  Instead of sitting on a traditional cake stand, it was set on top of eco-chic cardboard forms that you can buy at CardBoardDesign.
If you are having a small intimate wedding, definitely consider this chef's table idea!  As said in the article, " After all, the best bashes are the ones where everyone ends up in the kitchen".