Tuesday, December 27, 2011
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
There are a handful of edible flowers in the world like hibiscus, pansies, gardenias and roses...but hydrangeas are not among them. Hydrangeas are actually considered moderately toxic. The best way to eat any flower in my opinion is a sugar flower, of course with chocolate cake crumbs acting as dirt and an orange fondant clay pot!
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The new Winter issue of The Knot magazine is now on stands. Check out the cake we made for it. If this design seems familiar it's because we originally made this cake in red/yellow/pink hues (last picture). I love how the same cake can be fitted to any occasion just by changing the color palette!
Friday, November 4, 2011
Monday, October 31, 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Last Thurs-Sun Brides Magazine put together a White Hot Style Shop open to the public. It was a large space in Soho filled with dresses, invitations, jewlery, makeup, ideas and more. We had the opportunity to participate in the Style Shop by creating a cake for display and holding a tasting. Here are some pictures from the event!
This cake we made is perfect for brides who want that traditional white wedding cake, but with a modern twist. The tiers are uneven heights and we added a modern chevron pattern that is painted in pearl dust so that it won't stand out too much. A few flowers ended up being the perfect color accents.
Other beautiful cakes on display at the shop.
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Friday, October 14, 2011
If you've ever pondered Red Velvet cake in this way then "The Red Velvet Cake Debate" is where you want to be tonight. From 6:30-9pm, Nichelle Stephens of Cupcakes Take The Cake will be hosting an event surrounding this discussion with a guest panel and of course tastings in the form of cake pops, cupcakes and cake. Check it out.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Thursday, October 6, 2011
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Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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Saturday, September 10, 2011
In the current color issue of the Knot, we made two cakes to show how you can incorporate a lot or a little bit of color into your wedding cake. I thought it was a such great concept for a cake story and here's how it turned out. Check out the other "a lot/a little" cakes in the Fall 2011 issue.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Here are some behind the scenes photos upon delivery at the photo studio.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Thursday, July 14, 2011
When I was asked to create a fun cake for the Summer 2011 issue of The Knot, I jumped at the chance to use a pattern that I've been eyeing. I was browsing online for clutches one day and I came across this yellow pattern that I loved and knew had to be on a cake. For this seemingly simple pattern I ended up spending a lot of time trying to figure out the best way to go about getting a sharp look. Stenciling, hand painting, using cutters, making a stamp, etc.... In the end I was reminded of the morsel of truth I was taught while working at Confetti Cakes. Elisa would always say, "the more difficult and time consuming way was usually the right way"...which in this case meant I had to free-hand cut all the light and dark pink pieces with my x-acto. This is how it came out: