Saturday, March 29, 2008

A T-Mobile Update

Nic laid out the cupcakes in the shape of a T. She's smart like that! :)

Here's what Nic had to say about the cakes:

"The T-Mobile cupcakes were deeeeeeeeeeeeeeelicious!!! Well and simply perfect!!! A huge hit... well and they made me look good, so that's all that matters..hahaha - just kidding. But, I ordered more than needed for the meeting so I was able to hand them out to my Directors and send them home with an extra for their wives. Rhi -- you rock! I actually got emails telling me that "I rock" so I must pass the love. Good work girl --"

A picture of the cakes in action:

Friday, March 28, 2008

Look Cupcake Goes Mobile

T Mobile that is.

A friend was charged with catering a company meeting and asked me to do some cupcakes. I kicked around ideas for matching their logo and ultimately came up with what you'll see below.

And the flavors? Ohmagosh the flavors....

Vanilla chai spice cupcakes with cinnamon cheesecake filling.And fresh ginger buttercream frosting. (I honestly considered climbing into the mixing bowl and just rolling around in the frosting. Hands down my favorite creation so far.)
Magenta fondant disks, imprinted with a T and flanked with silver non-perils.
All boxed up and ready to go.

TheA Bomb

Chocolate Chai Spice Cupcakes?

Guess they can't all be successes. I'm not actually sure what happened here. Back to the drawing board...

Princess Confection, Part II

A continuation of The Fabulous Miss M's Princess Party goodies...

So, enduring a three year old princess party is maybe not reeeeally high on the list of all parents' (dads...I'm looking at YOU), "Things I'd Love to Spend My Saturday Doing," list. Since we didn't do cocktails, I supplied the next best thing. CAKE, with a cocktail twist.

A pink feather boa cake made of...

Coconut cream cakes. Seen here, cooling:
With mojito cheesecake filling. Zesting the lime:
The cake was frosted with pink buttercream and coated with white flaked coconut. See, like a feather boa:And this is where we pour out a little vanilla extract for our fallen homies. I piped these BEAUTIFUL white chocolate tiaras to top the cake. They were amazing. Oddly, the day of the party there was sunshine and the tiaras melted (despite turning on the car's A/C and all of us freezing) on the way to the party. A moment of silence please...

And that concludes our pink princess sweets segment.

For The Princess

My friend KT has the daintiest little peanut of a daughter. We call her The Fabulous Miss M. Last weekend Miss M had a princess party for her 3rd birthday. I supplied the confection.

Warning: What follows may cause you to require an insulin shot. It's that sweet.

For the Princes & Princesses:
Lemon cupcakes with strawberry cream filling, green buttercream frosting and topped with a pink marshmallow fondant crown, complete with silver non-peril jewels.

The lemon cupcakes cool.
The strawberries macerate for the strawberry cream filling.

The cupcakes are filled.

The marshmallow fondant was tinted the requisite princess pink and left to rest over night.
The crowns are cut, embellished with silver non-perils and painted with luster dust.

The crowns are molded so they'll stand up.

Finally, the green buttercream is piped on to the cupcakes in a swirl and the crowns are put in to place.


Next up, the parents are treated to a pink feather boa cake. Stay tuned...

Thursday, March 27, 2008

(There's Nothing to) Look (at) Cupcake

Well, hello there.

I know it's a bit...empty... around here right now, but stay tuned. Amazing things will be appearing in a matter of moments.