Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Uni 2008 Xmas Party Snowman Cake

Every year my husbands university friends get together to celebrate christmas. This year was particularly exciting as most of the little kids are able to play together. I made this snowman cake for the occassion. It is chocolate chiffon cake iced with chocolate ganache and decorated with a fondant snowman (inspired by aine2) and fluffly frosting snow and xmas trees.

It was a great day!

Upsy Daisy Cupcake Topper

My attempt at creating Upsy Daisy out of fondant for a little girls 4th birthday celebrations. This was very challenging as there are so many intricate details. She worked out in the end. Once I put her hair on, she really came to life. I'm glad I only had to do one.
I wasn't quite happy with the hand painted detail on her shirt as the colour started to run due to hot weather. I was using paste colouring. Not sure if there are edible paints that I can use for this.

Mr Happy Cake

This is the top cake for the Mr Men Cupcake series.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Mr Men Cupcake Toppers

This is my first attempt at making Mr Men characters out of fondant. It is for a 1st birthday party. Unfortunately I am not able to bake the cupcakes as I will be away on holidays so I offered to do the toppers in their chosen theme. I am also doing a top cake to match the cupcakes.

CUPCAKERY TIP #1 To create the hand, I used a small 5 petal blossom cutter. I joined 4 petals to form the fingers and the remaining petal as the wrist.

The Little Cupcakery Video

My first post...I am still very new to blogging, so bear with me.
I found this awesome website (thanks to Wil) that creates video slideshows and presents your pictures with music. So I created a little video montage to showcase my cupcake towers, just to try it out.
It's only very short but I hope you enjoy it.