Inspiration Board: Ladybug Birthday

Everyone loves cute little ladybugs, including many of my customers. I've created ladybug cakes in the traditional colors of red and black, trendy greens and pinks, bright yellow and red... the list goes on and on! Here is everything you'll need for a fun and modern ladybug themed ... Continue Reading

Drab to Fab

Cupcakes and cupcake stands are definitely a hot trend for 2008. Cupcakes from a great bakery will look as fabulous as they taste. But sometimes budgets don't allow for great bakeries.... here is a clever way to turn a ho-hum grocery store cupcake into an elegant dessert. These delicate cupcake ... Continue Reading

Cupcakes in a Jar

The next time you want a unique and shippable gift... take a look at the Etsy store Fat Daddy Bake Shop. They offer a novel product... a cupcake in a jar! How clever... why didn't I think of that! While I've never tasted their crazy concoctions , they definitely sound de-lish. What lady wouldn't ... Continue Reading

Gift Wraps Galore!

I just love a celebration - especially birthdays! That is one of the best parts of being a cake designer. Growing up, my mother always went out of her way to celebrate family birthdays. There were always party decorations, our favorite meal and cake! I have such great memories of my childhood ... Continue Reading

Martha Loves Sprinkles

Martha Stewart hosted Candace Nelson of Sprinkles Cupcakes on her show today. Together they made strawberry cupcakes with strawberry icing, YUMMMM! If you're a Sprinkles fan, you'll be excited to know that they posted the recipe for the cupcakes and the frosting. Bake a batch for your sweetie (and ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat – Cupcake 1st Birthday

This 'Sweet Treat' design was created for a cupcake themed first birthday party. This three tiered cake features pastel blue buttercream icing. Baby blue, yellow and white fondant was used to create the whimsical polka dots and stripes. The sculpted cupcake topper was inspired by the many cupcake ... Continue Reading