Monday, September 21, 2009

Rachel's Sweet 16 Cake

Okay, here it is finally! The bottom tier is chocolate cake with a chocolate buttercream filling and the top tier is a white cake with chocolate buttercream filling. It is frosted in the white chocolate italian buttercream from the cupcake post. I made all the decorations from the Wilton Candy melts. I think it turned out really cute! So without further adieu here it is:

....Up next is a chocolate pear galette

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Up and coming post!

I am making a birthday cake for my sister-in-law Rachel and her friend, for their combined birthday party on Saturday and I am doing something a little bit different. I got this book:

for Christmas from a gift card my sister gave me. It is very very fun! The authors use butter cream to decorate but they also use these little guys:

They are candy melts, mostly used to make little candies but they uses them to decorate! It is fantastic! Basically they melt it down and draw with it. This is my first cake using this technique, I started doing the decorations yesterday and I think it is going to be pretty cool! So come back Saturday for the finished project!