Monday, October 29, 2007

Mini Burgers

These are mini beef burgers made for the birthday party of the 2 siblings. The bread and burger patty are all fresh made by us and each burger is about the size of a 50 cent coin. Perfect for little tummies!

A princess and a race car

These cakes were for 2 very special birthday boy and girl. The princess cake is a two tiered cake. The princess' skirt is a orange madeira cake while the bottom tier is a chocolate madeira cake. The skirt is covered in fondant while the bottom cake is covered in orange buttercream.

The lightning McQueen cake is a chocolate madeira cake. The car is covered in fondant while the bottom cake is covered in orange buttercream. The gravel is chocolate cake crumbs while the rocks are chocolate rocks.

Lovely Valentine

If we were to give a name to this cake, that would probably be it. This wedding cake is a two tiered lemon madeira cake layered with orange buttercream covered in fondant and topped with sugar paste flowers. The bride requested a mixture of pinks, reds and white for the roses.

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Raya minis

These are mini cupcakes made for a raya open house. The cupcakes are orange flavored topped with buttercream icing.

Saturday, October 27, 2007


Jack Skellington cookies for a recent birthday with a spooky theme. Cookies are shortbread iced with royal icing. Perfect for halloween!

Birthday Cookies

Chocolate shortbread birthday cookies iced with royal icing.

Mini Cakes

These cakes are mini cakes measuring approx. 2" in height made for a wedding reception. They are vanilla cakes covered with fondant topped with sugar paste flowers.

Monday, October 1, 2007

Monday Recipe - Red Velvet Cupcake

Red Velvet Cupcakes
Makes 28 regular cupcakes

¾ C all-purpose flour
¼ C cocoa
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp baking powder
½ C buttermilk
3 tsp vinegar
½ tsp vanilla
8 drops red food coloring
2 ¼ C sugar
¾ C butter
3 eggs
pinch of salt

1. Sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt into medium bowl.
2. Whisk buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla, and food coloring in another bowl.
3. Cream butter and sugar in large bowl until well fluffy, 3 minutes
4. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating until well blended before adding another.
5. Alternate adding flour mixture (divide into 4 portions) and buttermilk mixture (divide into 3 portions) to the creamed butter mixture.
6. Scoop into cupcake papers about half to two-thirds full (depending on whether you want flat or domed cupcakes).
7. Bake for 20 minutes in 175°C (350°F) oven.

Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting

12 oz (1½ Stick) softened Philly cream cheese
½ stick butter
5 C sifted powdered sugar
seeds of 1/2 vanilla bean

1. Beat butter and cheese at medium speed until creamy.
2. Add 4 cups of the sugar and beat until combined.
3. Add vanilla and beat until combined.
Gradually add remaining sugar (more if you have to) until you get to the consistency and sweetness you like.