Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Candy Cake!

There's something just really fun about decorating a cake with candy, right? I think that's why I have always wanted to make gingerbread houses. Occasionally, I get to make a birthday cake where candy is the main theme.

I enjoy selecting the candies and thinking about the different and creative ways I can use them. The "8" is lined with gummy bears on both sides of gumpaste. I thought it turned out really cute! I spent a good searching through the bulk candy bins at The Fresh Market to find just what I wanted!

I did have a bit of a problem with the Twizzlers and Rainbow sour strips not wanting to stick. A little extra buttercream wrangled them in though!

As always, thanks for stopping by and check back on Friday for our next installment. I promise it will be a wedding cake!


  1. Oh.My.Word. Your cakes are incredible! I envy your talent!

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today :-)

  2. Very cute, I haven't done a candy/lolly cake yet but would like to, I would imagine they are great fun.

  3. This cake is beautiful! You do unbelievable work!

  4. Awesome! My daughter is having a candy theme party for her 5th birthday and I can't wait to make a candy cake :)

    Raychel from MyCreativeWay.blogspot.com

  5. i loooooooveeee candy.and cake so this is perfect!

  6. WOW! Thank you all for all the wonderfully nice comments! You don't know how much hearing your comments brightens my day! And to think, I ALMOST didn't post this cake! Thanks again, and Happy Holidays!!


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