Friday, June 10, 2011

Hip Hop Groom's Cake

Many, many moons ago I used to live in California where I had several run-ins with many celebrities.  But in the small town where I live now there is very few chances of running into any type of celebrity.

A while back I met with a couple, and the the groom-to-be was a professional hip hop dancer who has worked with several big names.  It was my first brush with celebrity in a while.

He wanted to keep his cake simple, while still representing the dance styles that made his career.  He brought a page of dancer silhouettes to the consultation and we almost immediately designed his cake around those silhouettes.  We found the same graphic on a stock photography site and bought it.  Chad then used the file to create a cut file on the Cricut.  We cut the dancers out of black modeling chocolate.  The cake was finished off with some white-chocolate dipped strawberries.

As I was delivering and setting up the cake, I ran into the groom for a few short minutes and he saw the cake.  He was very happy with it.


  1. The cake is absolutely beautiful, the cutout dancers really give it that unique look.

  2. I love it! It's fun and funky all at the same time..a great way of incorporating the grooms passion! I cannot take my eyes off those strawberries though they look amazing!

  3. Wow this cake is awesome, I'm planning my Son's High school Grad and end of 2013 here in Australia and I just love the cutout dancer design's, you have inspired me for the cake I want to make for him. Thank you so much, love all your photos too.


    1. Aww, thanks Makai! I'm glad I could provide some inspiration!!


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