I made these mini cupcakes the other day, when some of my family was dropping by for a cup of coffee. Chocolate chip cupcakes with chocolate buttercream and sugar sprinkles on top. They tasted really great. I will share the recipe for the delicious chocolate buttercream with you.
Knitting basket cake
I have been working on a cake for a birthday party the last couple of days. The person have her own yarn shop, so what would be better than making a knitting basket cake? I have used Patchwork Cutters to make the Basketweave embossing and used my indispensable sugar gun to make all the strands…
Cupcake cake pan
I found this link on flickr to this new Wilton: Giant cupcake cake pan from Sur La Table. I think it looks so sweet with such a huge cupcake cake with jumbo sprinkles on top. I hope that the pan will be available in European stores too. Happy Caking Louise
Whimsical cakes by Caroline and Irene
The cake on the left is made by Caroline and is covered with rolled fondant. The cake on the right is made by Irene and is covered with butter cream and decorated with fondant accents. It can be a bit tricky to make Whimsical cakes, but I think you both have done a fantastic job….
New PME lustre spray
PME have made an edible lustre spray that you can use on cakes, cupcakes, icings, sugar flowers, fondant, chocolate and cookies. It comes in the colors: Pearl, Gold, Bronze, Red, Blue and Green. I have bought a pearl spray myself today and it looks fantastic. Happy Caking! Louise
Heart shaped mini cakes
One of my danish cake friends Pernille have made these sweet heart shaped mini cakes for a birthday party. Covered and decorated with sugar paste/rolled fondant. She have used the new heart shaped mini pan set from Silverwood bakeware which are perfect for making individual mini cakes. Happy Caking Louise
How to make a ribbon rose in 40 sec.
Here is a video tutorial on how to make a ribbon rose. As you can see CakeJournal is now on youtube. I am just testing this so please abstract for the poor picture and sound quality 🙂 I would though really love your feedback. Is this something you would like to see more of? Please…
How to make a gum paste bow
Gum paste bows are essential when making gift box cakes, but they look also pretty as a top or side decoration on other types of cakes. By using textured rolling pins, embossing tools, shimmer or lustre dusts. Can you make different looks for your gum paste bows. The bow can be made out of gum…
My cupcake in Where2Go – a danish magazine
I have worked at Where2Go and they love my cakes, so the editor asked me if she could use the picture of my pink cupcake for an article in this months edition, and of course I said yes! Happy Caking! Louise
The cake with the many names
Finally I made it to the end. I have a thing for the cake with the many names behind. It goes under names like: “Wonky-Style”, “Topsy Truvy”, “Whimsical” or “Mad Hatter”. It is know for it funky style and decorations. Also it have tilted tires that gives the cake that special look it is famous…
Bright and colorful gift cake
I have to show you one more picture of Amanda’s amazing cakes. This bright and colorful gift cake is based on one of Elegant Cheese Cakes designs And I think that Amanda have done a very good job. The cakes is covered with sugarpaste and I love the strong colors of pink, green and bright…
Pink purse cake
This beautiful cake is made by one of my flickr friends Amanda from Littel Rock, AR, USA. Amanda has told me that the purse cake was based on a cake from one of cake designer Colette Peters books: Colette’s birthday cakes. As I have a thing with pink and brown put together on cakes this…