Sarah’s Wedding Cake

11 Oct

Sarah's wedding cakeTodays wedding cake came with a few surprises, first was the design, I had not done one quite like this. Straight lines piped around each tier was not as easy as you might think, at least for me. The bead border and monogram was fine. Second  the weather, was it going to rain or would it hold off till after the wedding. It almost held off. Thank goodness there was a tent on the grounds at Weymouth ( a beautiful historic home here in Southern Pines) for the  reception but the food and cake were inside the house.

The one bright spot while I was waiting for someone to bring me flowers to place on the cake, I got to see the beautiful bride in her lovely gown and all her bridesmaids.

The cake flavor was my classic yellow butter cake with vanilla butter cream. I made  the monogram E out of fondant. The table was covered with a coral pink cloth with a white lace overlay. Fresh flowers were a coral/pink to match the cloth.

 

 

Daisy Wedding Cake

4 Oct

Wedding Cake

5 tier wedding cake with a drape design and basket weave.                                     White butter cream daisies.

A Week of Cakes

27 Sep

This has been a busy and interesting cake week. Lot of different designs. From sheet cakes to layer cakes and even a small tiered cake.

14th birthday

Board game cake

Board game cake

Birthday Gail

40th Birthday

For a man that loves to play cards.

For a man that loves to play cards.

 

 

Celebrating at "Tweetsie" railroad.

Celebrating at “Tweetsie” railroad.

3rd Birthday- Jack

 

 

 

 

Bridal Shower Sheet Cake

13 Sep

Classic yellow butter cake with vanilla butter cream

Small white fondant flowers and mint green leaves, brushed with  super pearl dust. Divided into 2″ squares for easy serving. Pan size 12 x 18

Bridal Shower

More Betty-Cakes…

13 Sep

Birthday- Kenny Chocolate cake with vanilla butter cream and

chocolate roses.

 

 

 

 

Birthday- Betsy & Dink

Yellow butter cake with vanilla butter cream and

Multi-colored butter cream ruffles.

 

 

 

Birthday for 3

Yellow butter cake, vanilla butter cream with teal

lace design and peach fondant flowers.

 

 

Birthday- Cindy

Yellow butter cake, vanilla butter cream. Piped lace design, butter cream purple roses and fondant pink flowers.

CHUNKY APPLE CAKE

4 Sep

Since we are getting into the Fall months that means apples, lots of beautiful Fall apples. This recipe is one of my favorites.

Apple Cake

1/2 cup melted butter

2 cups sugar

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons cinnamon

4 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced

1 cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)

Stir together butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until blended.

Sift together flour, baking soda, salt  and cinnamon, add to butter mixture, stirring until blended. Stir in apple slices and 1 cup walnuts (or pecans).

Spread into 9 x 13 greased pan

Bake 350 for about 40 to 45 minutes.

Cake is delicious plain or spread with your favorite cream cheese icing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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