Friday, September 14, 2007

This was the first cake I've done for someone that I've never met. A friend-of-a-friend was throwing her husband a surprise 50th birthday party tonight, so she called me a few weeks ago, at our mutual friend's recommendation. (I must admit I was a little nervous. I guess when I make a cake for a friend, I feel like I know what they would like. And even though I've talked to this lady on the phone, in the end I didn't feel like I knew exactly what she was expecting.) She ended up sending me one of the party decorations so I could make the cake coordinate with the theme and colors.

This was a challenging cake to make because it was very large and covered in fondant. I had to do it three times before I got it the right size and shape. But I think overall it turned out pretty good. (I just hope the starbursts don't look too flower-like.) Hope they enjoyed it!

Saturday, September 8, 2007

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

The look on Lily's face was just priceless when I opened the box to show her the cake I made for her birthday. She's only 4, but she is obsessed with Spirit the horse. She's been talking about it for weeks, and even cried today at someone else's birthday party because she was just dying to see her Spirit cake. Happy birthday, Lily! Enjoy your cake!