Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Sweet 16 Cake

It's been a while since I did a Sweet 16 cake, and I had big fun making this one! Sam and Kelsie were having their big bash together, and I got to provide the cake!

This one was fun all the way around. Tilty-wonky cake with swirlies, harlequin pattern, and funky retro circles. Some fun little hot pink fantasy flowers made everything really pop!

Discussion question for all the bakers out there: You'll notice the crystals on the curled wires (sometimes we use fondant balls on the end). I know I'm not the first to think of or use these, but do they have an official bakery name? Around the shop we just call them crystal (or fondant) "doomies".

Well, y'all have a great week, K?


  1. Wow! Those two 16 year olds were lucky! The cake is awesome. Have a great week too!

  2. I agree with Juanita! This cake is amazing! Lucky 16 year olds! I think the hot pink does brings out design of the cake! Love it!

  3. hey
    you are truly amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    you are definitely inspiration material:)
    love your work

  4. OMG!!! This is a cool, beautiful cake!!
    I really wish i was 16 again!
    U are very talented!!!

  5. That is gorgeous!
    Great work ... I really love the added dangling crystals, wow, what a great sweet 16!


  6. Incredible!!! I have no idea what the crystals are called, but I love them!

  7. Wow - that cake is fabulous! One of my goals for the new year is to learn how to use fondant - it scares me!! You do such a great job decorating your cakes :)

  8. beautiful cake! i am not sure of the 'professional' term either.. glad you enjoyed my blog! thanks for reading ( :


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