Sunday, November 29, 2009

Lobster Cake

One of my all time favorite cakes! This lobster has vanilla cake inside and filled with chocolate ganache. No pot of boiling water neccesary!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Gobble, gobble, gobble!

Our turkey has a pilgrim hat on and red, yellow, and green colored feathers. The inside is carrot cake with cream cheese frosting-- the perfect turkey for a vegetarian!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Teddy Bear Baby Shower Cake

This baby shower cake was made to match the black, white, and yellow decor for the party!

The top features a gumpaste teddy bear with a yellow bow in her hair, and the cake is covered in polka dots.

The cake is red velvet with cream cheese frosting.

Here's a great photo of Kelly, who I worked with to make this cake, with the lovely mom-to-be :)

Myra's Birthday Present

This is a very big present cake that I have made. This one matches the party's decoration colors of royal purple and white. All the adornments on the cake are personal touches for the birthday girl. Ms. Pacman represents her first birthday cake from her big bro, her favorite rag doll she had growing up, a fondant family portrait, a rabbit to represent her pets she had growing up, and a stethoscope because she is currently going to school to be a nurse.

This is 10" square and it was HUGE!!! It was lemon cake with cream cheese frosting inside.

George & Maggie- Sheepdog Birthday Cake

This cake was made for my boss who has the 2 most awesome sheepdogs ever, George, and Maggie (the one with one blue eye). Both dog figures are handmade from gumpaste and handpainted.

Cake was layered with fondant circles for a different texture than the usual fondant covered cake. Lemon cake with cream cheese frosting.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

A Present for Jamie

This present cake was made for Jamie's birthday. The present is wrapped in polka dotted paper and finished off with a black bow and a "Happy Birthday" tag. A rose, chrysanthemum, daisies, and tiny white flowers adorn the sides of the present.

This cake was red velvet with cream cheese frosting. Jamie's husband had the awesome idea of keeping the present in a black and white color scheme so that when you cut into the cake, it matches the red inside and has a great contemporary color palette! It was a great idea!

Happy Birthday Jamie!

Emma's Birthday, brought to you by the letter E and number 1!

This 1st birthday cake was made for Emma and her friend, Elmo! A muppet version was drawn up for the invitation which was used as the inspiration for this cake.

The cake features cut outs of Emma and Elma with
hand painted details. The cake is decorated with scallops at the base, polka dots, and a #1 topper.

The top tier is Chocolate Fiesta Cake with Vanilla Buttercream, and the bottom tier is Vanilla Cake with Raspberry Buttercream.

Super Jerrod's Super Hero Cake!

This Super Hero cake was made for an awesome Vegan Super Hero named Jerrod! It features Spiderman, Batman, and Superman details on the cake and is topped off with silver stars.

The entire cake is completely vegan: it was vegan chocolate cake layered with vegan peanut butter frosting. Fondant and gumpaste used is also vegan.

I got a wonderful email from the birthday boy's mom to let me know that the vegan cake was a hit with everyone (vegan or not)!

Sweet Catastrophe is continuing to develop new and delicious vegan cake recipes to kick off an all vegan cake line-- delicious and animal cruelty-free!