Monday, March 26, 2012

First Cake Competition!

What's baking?  First time entering a cake competition! Cake entry at the National Capital Area Cake Show was fondant covered cake with gum paste flowers and royal icing piped panels. Very happy to receive positive feedback and third place in divisional category!

What's in the Box?

What's baking? Shipping box with cake inside! All edible! Fun working with modelling chocolate.

Modelling with Fondant

Having fun modeling fondant figurines!

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Citizens Bank Park Cake!

What's baking?  Cake for a Bar Mitzvah reception at Citizens Bank Park! Fun to abstract the stadium into edibles and share in the celebration! A few photos showing the process. Yellow cake, chocolate hazelnut filling, vanilla icing, gum paste and fondant decorations.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012


What's baking? I carved this football cake using Perfect Pound Cake recipe from Rose Barenbaum's The Cake Bible.  It's filled with Nutella buttercream and covered with chocolate fondant.