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Pine Forest

Posted by Steph on Dec 5, 2013 in Holiday, My Cakes

This cake is headed to my husband’s work for the December birthdays.  I wanted something quick to throw together as my weeks lately have been a little crazy!  I cut out the fondant/gumpaste blend pine trees the day before and then I was able to assemble this cake (with  making icing) in just over an hour.  The rest of the icing is buttercream, and I used some white cake sparkles to make the tops “snow like”.

Pine Forest Cake - A Sweet Cake

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Christmas Gifts

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in Holiday, My Cakes

Yes – that says CHRISTMAS.  I was editing some pics of cakes I’ve done this week and I ran across 2 cakes from mid/end Dec that I had forgotten to post!  So here’s one…better late than never!

This was the December work cake for my husband’s work.  It is a 6″ square on a 10″ square, iced in BC and fondant ribbons, bow and holly.

Merry (late) Christmas! ;-)

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Merry Christmas!

Posted by on Dec 24, 2011 in Holiday, My Cakes, Religious

I want to wish you all a very, Merry Christmas!  The cake for today is a nativity/Happy Birthday, Jesus cake that I’m bringing to a family get together today.  10″ cake, airbrushed with fondant cut outs.

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

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Christmas Cookies & Minty Cupcakes

Posted by on Dec 10, 2011 in Cookies, Cupcakes, Holiday, My Cakes

I’m always amazed at how fast the month of December flies by.  I don’t know why I am STILL surprised by this because it happens EVERY single year. :)    Every year I take part in a cookie exchange where my decorated cookies expected!  I love doing exchanges because its a great opportunity to get a variety of tasty things without having to do all that different baking.

So here are the cookies I made this year…I’m particularly fond of the trees & ornaments.  My daughters both liked the presents.  The fondant bows were a bit tedious but well worth it when I saw the end result.

And later that week I had some leftover cupcakes so I made up some minty icing and striped it to create some mint chocolate cupcakes to donate with some of my cookies for a bake sale.  Yum!

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More cookies…

Posted by on Dec 19, 2008 in Cookies, Holiday, My Cakes

Made these for a family get together :) Click to see a larger photo…


 

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Snowflake Cupcakes

Posted by on Dec 15, 2008 in Cupcakes, Holiday, My Cakes

Tonight is my 4 yr old daughter’s Christmas program for school.  I signed up to bring a sweet treat of course ;-)   I love working with the blues of winter and snowflakes.  So here are some blue iced cupcakes with some Wilton crystal sprinkles for “snow” and royal icing snowflakes that I piped.  Boy were they fragile! I’m glad I made extra.  But the delicate look of them is just what I wanted… Click the image to see a larger view.






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Its that time of year…

Posted by on Dec 5, 2008 in Cookies, Holiday, My Cakes

Christmas cookie time! :)   Here’s my latest batch…  I’ve made them clickable to enlarge to a bigger pic.


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Christmas gifts

Posted by on Dec 21, 2007 in 3D Cakes, Gumpaste Figures & Flowers, Holiday, My Cakes

Here’s my stack of gifts ~ a 10″ square and 6″ round + 3 cake ornaments.  The bow, all the ornaments and the gold dots are all shimmery/sparkly but it doesn’t show as much in the pic.  Bow is made of sugar paste – my first one!

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Nativity Cake

I made this cake for a family Christmas as a birthday cake for Jesus.  The building is made of chocolate sugar cookie with icing on top.  Figures are fondant.  Cake has “For Unto Us A Child Is Born” written around it.

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Couple more Christmas cookies…

Posted by on Dec 7, 2007 in Cookies, Holiday, My Cakes

Just a few different ones I did today + a new JOY one I just bought.

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