Thursday, September 29, 2011

Oh Panda!

This cake was a lot of fun to make, i had never made a panda cake before! :) The flavor was lemon with lemon buttercream, of course all fresh ingredients right down to the lemon juice from the actual lemon. He was almost too cute not to eat!

The ears, feet and arms were rice crispy treats covered in fondant.



I need to figure out how to make character eyes looking happy and not scary. Maybe i should watch some Top Model! :)

Friday, September 23, 2011

1st Day of Fall!

As much as it's sad knowing that summer is done, i do love fall, especially the weather and of course clothes shopping! This time of year i tend to do a lot of baking because who doesn't love a house that smells of warm comfort food. My personal favorite is baking and my favorite ingredient to bake with in the fall is non other than Pumpkin! Soon enough it'll be time to go and pick a pumpkin and create my very own Pumpkin Puree. Every year we go to Naumans Farms I highly reccomend this spot for Pumpkins and of course they have a really cool Corn Maze!

Here are some of the pictures from last year. I'll be sure to post some of my Pumpkin Baked Goods this year as well.

What is your favorite fall food to either cook or bake?




To finish it all off, here is what i had made with the Pumpkin Puree in the beginning of 2011. Pumpkin Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Icing, sooooo good!


Monday, September 19, 2011

Happy Days for Lee and Nicole

At work a lovely couple were getting married and we decided to throw them a Surprise Shower! Trying to get two people in the same room was a bit tricky especially so close to their wedding. Their colors were purple and i decided to add some bling to the dessert. I made vanilla cupcakes with swirling some purple coloring into them. Then dark chocolate ganache with silver drag and some rainbow dust!

Congrats to Lee and Nicole!