Coolest Easter Calla Lilly Cake

I have wanted to make gum paste calla lilies since I made only one from cake decorating class last July. Easter is here and here they are in multiple colors too! I wanted them in different colors since Easter has bright colors. I started making these about three days prior to Easter and a few were made the night … Read more

Cool Homemade Coach Purse Cake for my Mother in Law

Coolest Coach Purse Cake

Here’s the story behind making this Coach purse cake. My mother in law’s birthday was late February. Like most women they all like bags and can’t get enough of them. My inspiration for making this Coach purse cake was actually her bag which is black. Since red her favorite color I made a red cake. I like … Read more

Coolest Kimono Doll Cake

Coolest Kimono Doll Cake

My mother’s birthday was last weekend and she used to perform at the Okinawan Festival here in Hawaii in September each year for about 15 years. I thought she would enjoy this doll cake and I was up to the challenge to making one. Her favorite color is blue. I used a floral impression mat … Read more

Coolest Austin Mini Cake

Cool Austin Mini Cake

I took cake decorating classes from June to November of last year and always challenging myself to taking cake decorating to the next level–something you can’t just go to the bakery store or supermarket and pull off the shelf. So in early March it was my father in law’s birthday and he loves cars. My … Read more

Coolest Wreath Cake with How-To Instructions

Coolest Wreath Cake

It was my husband’s aunt’s birthday and Christmas party on the same day so I made this wreath cake to serve 12 adults. It was a little warm that day (which is not unusual being in Hawaii) so I know my butter cream frosting will hold up to the humid weather. I found a Swiss meringue butter cream frosting … Read more

Coolest Rose Cake with How-To Instructions

Coolest Rose Cake with How-To Instructions

I needed to make a cake to serve 18 people last September. It was very warm (as usual in Hawaii) and I needed to make a frosting that would hold up to the weather. I found this frosting on the internet and it is my “go to” frosting. The frosting gets soft but does not … Read more