Archive of ‘Cakes for Girls’ category

Leopard Sweet Sixteen

| Cakes for Girls, Sweet Sixteen

Oh to be young agian… This cake was made for Kelly, whose family and friends threw a surprise party for her to celebrate her 16th birthday.  She certainly was surprised!!  What a lucky girl to be surrounded with those she loves on her birthday, and what a nice mom and family to organize the whole […] Read more…

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Camera Cake: Say Cheese!

| 3-D cakes, Cakes for Girls, Cakes for Guys

Say Cheese!  Cream cheese frosting, that is, on carrot cake, shaped into a Camera Cake!  This cake was made for photographer Mike as a surprise for his 40th birthday.  It is modeled after his own camera, although the dimensions are not exact because, don’t forget, it is a cake, and I needed it to feed […] Read more…

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A Wedding in Central Park

| Cakes for Girls, Flowers, Wedding / Bridal

Sarah and Rod were married in beautiful setting: New York City’s Central Park!  They chose to have a non-traditional wedding, with a picnic lunch after the ceremony, organized by wedding planner A Central Park Wedding.  The weather was fabulous, albeit a little bit warm by cake standards – a sunny 90 degrees.  But there was […] Read more…

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Bird Baby Shower

| Baby Shower, Cakes for Girls

A very pink Baby Shower Cake This sweet bird baby shower cake was designed based the invitation.  Obviously, a baby girl was on the way.  It is a very spring-like design, with a blushing pink bunny, butterfly, lots of flowers, and a bird in a beautiful, blooming tree.  I took the liberty of turning the […] Read more…

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Shyla’s Little Pony

| Cakes for Girls, Figurines, Kids' cakes

Shyla’s 5th birthday was quickly approaching, and her mother wanted to surprise her lovely and sweet daughter for her birthday.   Luckily, Shyla’s love of all things My Little Pony related proved to be an inspiration for her mom.  A My Little Pony cake was the answer:  she requested a yellow (vanilla) cake, filled with […] Read more…

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| Cakes for Girls, Sweet Sixteen

This cake was made for the Sweet Sixteen party for a lovely young woman named Matisse.  She was indeed named after the famous French artist, Henri Matisse; I am a fan of his work, and think her name very cool and creative.  So of course the question was how to combine the interests of a […] Read more…

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The Hunger Games

| 2-D, Cakes for Girls, Cakes for Guys

The Hunger Games is the first book in a young adult trilogy by Suzanne Collins.  The books have been extremely popular among the middle and high school set, and so it is no surprise that the movie, which opened a week ago, has become the must see film of the spring. I received an order […] Read more…

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Flower Power

| Cakes for Girls, Flowers

I just got back from a fabulous gum paste flower class given by the extremely talented Jacqueline Butler of Petalsweet Cakes in San Francisco.  I’ve been admiring her work for a couple of years since I first saw it online.  She makes the most fabulous sugar peonies, hydrangeas and a variety of other flowers – […] Read more…

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