Friday, June 29, 2007


These cakes were made for a customer whose daughter is turning 1. She asked that the cakes match the party decor somewhat, so this is what I came up with!

The 1/2 sheet is a chocolate and vanilla layer with vanilla buttercream. The smash is a 5 inch white cake with vanilla buttercream. All of the decorations were made with buttercream as well.

I didn't have any problems with these cakes, things went pretty smoothly and I'm very pleased with how they turned out. The only small problem I had was with cracking issues. Not because the icing is too stiff or dry but because I need to double up all of my boards and didn't get a chance to get a second one this week. The cakes are pretty heavy and when you move them at all, if you aren't holding them just right, you will have cracks. Nothing major, but it still bothered me.

I seriously love baby birthday cakes!


Jessica said...

I love the smash cake!

Michele W. in Florida said...


Your cakes are beautiful! How do you sell them? Word of mouth? I'm trying to sell mine.

Steph said...

Hi Michele, thanks! I guess some if it's word of mouth...I started doing the birthday cakes for the place where my husband works almost a year ago and some of my business has come from there and then I have done cakes for all of my friends and family and I've gotten a lot of business that way too! Our families and friends have been pretty great about telling people about me, so that definitely helps!

Michele W. in Florida said...

Here's my new blog. I saw yours and I thought it was so neat. I have a website but it's hard to post pix on it.

CambriasCakes said...

Hi Michele,

Your cakes are absolutely beautiful!! Can you tell me what kind of tip you're using for your borders? It's fantastic!