This was a busy week/end for cakes for me. A few times I have let myself do 2 cakes for one weekend, but it's always pretty hectic. Since I am only one person AND I have 3 kids, it feels like a lot more work. BUT this week/end I had THREE cakes, plus a dozen cupcakes! What was I thinking?? All in all though, it went really well! Most likely because a) 2 of my kids are in school all day, and b) because my parents were here to sort of keep my youngest out of my hair!
The first cake was a first birthday cake with a picture of Baby Mickey on it. I used the frozen buttercream transfer method for baby Mickey:
Then I had ANOTHER first birthday cake, this one was white fondant with pink & orange polka dots and a number 1 on the cake... just a 4" round, 2 layer cake for the little girl to smash. I hope she had fun smashing her cake!
The most challenging cake I had to do was a dinosaur cake. The mom emailed me a picture of what she'd like her son's cake to look like... this is the picture here (I don't know where the original photo came from, so I can't currently give credit to it's creator):
And then, with a couple small changes, this is the cake I created:
I didn't take any pictures of the cupcakes... they were just regular vanilla cupcakes... but they tasted delicious! Convenient that a recipe makes 24 cupcakes yet they only needed 12, so darn, we had to eat the other 12! LOL!