Sunday, December 19, 2010
For the top layer
225g Semisweet Chocolate (chopped)
115g Unsalted Butter
2 Tablespoons Sugar
1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
Pinch of Salt
1 Teaspoon Espresso Powder
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 Large Egg
4 Large Egg Yolks
1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
For the bottom layer:
2. Melt the butter and chocolate together over a double boiler. Whisk & remove from heat
3. Stir in the vanilla, espresso powder, & salt.
4. Whisk in the sugar.
5. Add the eggs one at a time, whisking after each addition.
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Friday, December 10, 2010
Monday, December 06, 2010
Her colors were gold and pink and when I delivered the cake the birthday girl had on the most gorgeous gold gown.
The flavors of two of the cakes were chocolate with chocolate mousse and fresh raspberries and the other two were lemon cakes with raspberry mousse and fresh raspberries.
The party was outside at night so the cake was delivered when the party was in full swing. They were having a great time and I got to see the reaction of all the guests when they saw the cake. It was really fun.
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Friday, November 26, 2010
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Friday, October 15, 2010
The flavors are vanilla cake, vanilla bean pastry cream with fresh strawberries. The roses are hand made by me out of gumpaste. I told her to save them as they will keep forever if stored properly.
This cake is so sweet I just want to squeeze it!!
Friday, October 01, 2010
The cake was chocolate with a chocolate mousse filling and crunchy pearls. Covered with chocolate buttercream and fondant.
With all my fretting over the colors I am very happy with the way it looks.
Here is a nice thank you I received from the hostess:
"thanks for everything pam, the cake was beautiful AND delicious. and we LOOOOOVED the candy and peanut brittle."
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Sunday, September 05, 2010
Saturday, September 04, 2010
Monday, August 16, 2010
The birthday girl loves the ocean and ocean themes. I made the shells, pearls, and grass out of gumpaste, the coral out of royal icing, and the pebbles are chocolate candies.
The cake is covered with three colors of fondant (green, blue, white) swirled together and is supposed to resemble the movement of the ocean.
Sure wish I had some leftovers of this cake!!
Saturday, August 07, 2010
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Sunday, July 18, 2010
Monday, July 12, 2010
After a long time away and many challenges I am happy to be back to participate in this weeks Heavenly Cake baker's project. They are Mini Vanilla Bean Pound Cakes. I wanted to try out this new mini loaf baking pan and this was a good time to use it. The cakes baked up heavenly as do all of Rose's recipes. The cakes have a wonderful taste and vanilla aroma and were very easy to make. The recipe called for a Vanilla Cognac Syrup. I made a Triple Sec syrup because that is what I had on hand.
Check out Rose's Heavenly Cakes for the recipe.
Saturday, May 29, 2010
I came home to make this wedding cake. It is 4 layers of white cake with 2 layers of coconut mousse and 1 layer of passion fruit bavarian for the fillings. The tiers were covered with fondant. The decoration on the first and third tiers is a copy of the wedding invitation on rice paper. I love the yellow roses!!
Friday, May 07, 2010
The picture below shows a picture of the original wedding cake.
The flavor of the cake and filling is lemon. Yum! one of my favorites.
Saturday, May 01, 2010
Monday, April 19, 2010
Friday, April 09, 2010
Thursday, April 08, 2010
Saturday, April 03, 2010
Wow!! This cake was a lot of work but I love the outcome. The 6" top tier was white cake with cream cheese buttercream, the 8" middle tier was carrot cake with cream cheese buttercream, and the 10" bottom tier was marble cake with cream cheese buttercream. The client loves my cream cheese buttercream so we designed the cake flavors around the buttercream.
Saturday, March 27, 2010
This was a fun cake to make. The flavors
were chocolate cake with a filling of raspberry buttercream and fresh raspberries. I covered it with grey fondant and painted it with super pearl luster dust to make it look metalic.
It is one heck of a remote control, must be for a manly man!!