Friday, July 22, 2011

Harry Potter Cupcakes

Okay, I admit it, I'm a total Harry Potter nerd. Yep. My ringtone? Hedwigs Theme.


So what, like I'm not going to make Harry Potter Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and White Chocolate Toppers?

 And I was too excited to go see Harry Potter 7.2 to take any decent pictures of these before they were devoured. They were, by the way, delicious pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting (adapted from Smitten Kitchen's lovely recipe). I added mini chocolate chips, which, if I say so myself, was a pretty

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Rose Cake

I know you've seen this before, but...

maybe you haven't seen it quite like this: Rose Cake

In honor of having some really beautiful women over to my house this evening, I made a rose cake (like the whirly-gig cake, only better I think). This is strawberry with strawberry filling (homemade) and bourbon vanilla buttercream frosting. What do you think? 


Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Cake Decorating Part I

Show and Tell!

I enrolled in Wilton Cake Decorating 1 at my local craft store. Nothing fancy, but I am kind of having a blast learning how to decorate something larger than a cupcake. This is my first cake. Tada! This is a cream cheese pound cake with vanilla frosting. Numnums.