OK, so besides chasing around after combines and tractors…and grands…cakes have been a priority.
SO here are the latest creations, in case you care.
The first one was ordered by a friend who wanted me to do a cake on fairly short notice. I told her I could minus any fondant figures…specifically, a mermaid. So I went to work with several techniques in mind, foremost an ombre effect with waves of some sort. This is what I ended up with. The pic is minus the mermaid tho…DIL delivered it for me with mermaid to be inserted on site. But our friend got into a time squeeze so the mermaid idea was tossed. Luckily, I made 2 “4” s for the cake so a “4” became the topper! Hey, we are flexible if nothing else around here!!! 🙂
Next up was a grandson’s birthday. All he requested was a horse on it. The first thing I thought of was this:
And then after talking to the horse mold creator, decided not. I opted for this:
While working on the above, I threw together a large German Chocolate cake for another friend’s anniversary crowd/family and a secret cake that her kids had ordered. It was a little fancier: