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Pink & Purple Fairy Cake

Pink & Purple Fairy CakeThis weekend I made a pink & purple fairy cake for a little girl’s 5th Birthday.  She had a 20cm round vanilla cake with strawberries and cream filling.  The cake was covered in pink vanilla buttercream frosting and decorated with hand modelled decorations.  I made a fairy, a unicorn, a number 5 and some little butterflies and flowers.  The weather was quite warm on the weekend so it was a challenge to keep the buttercream firm.  Mum and Dad of the little girl were happy with the cake and hopefully little Rachael like it too :)

An 80th Birthday Cake

80th Birthday CakeThis weeks cake is for an 80th Birthday! A 25cm fruit cake which I covered with white chocolate ganache and fondant.  This cake has a hand made oriental lily and hand made roses.  The decoration on the sides of the cake are piped royal icing and hand made flowers.  Silver cashous have been placed on the top of the cake aswell as a hand made butterfly. 

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Gum Paste Roses

RoseLast night I continued with flower modelling, this time trying out the rose.  A have read through a few different tutorials with each giving slightly different instructions.  I used the one which was best for me.  I have an 80th Birthday cake coming up in March and have been considering using roses and butterflies.  The customer has asked for a pink and silver theme with any type of decorations so I’ve sketched out a design and thought I’d give it a practice run.

After a couple of hours of colouring, rolling, shaping & modelling, I had produced two roses and a little rose bud which I was quite happy with.  It’s a time consuming process but is extremely worth it!

I’ve also put in this post, a couple of pictures of the practice birthday cake, which I think I will change a little.  I am going to make some butterflies myself rather than use uneatable ones and think I will pipe some royal icing rose buds around the bottom of the cake rather than use ribbon.  I will post pictures of the finished product of this cake when it is made in March.

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Thankyou so much Christee-lee, our wedding cake so perfect and delicious and well worth the wait. We were hanging out for dessert all day! Can't wait for an excuse to order another !
Tiff

Thank you so much again for creating our dream cake. It was absolutely perfect and tasted delicious!
Kirby

Cake was a huge success and tasted devine to boot, thanks heaps.
Liz

I loved my bithday cake. It was pink with a butterfly and little balls. It was yummy!
Tippi