Rainbow Unicorn Cake

Hi there,

Few days ago I made this colourful rainbow unicorn cake for little Sofia. Despite she’s very young she was determined to have a unicorn birthday cake full of colours everywhere.

I made a buttercream petal effect on the sides of the cake. This technique is specially time-consuming when using several colours although really effective!

Both the unicorn and the rainbow, as well as the little clouds, were hand modelled out of fondant.

I made other treats to sweeten Sofia’s birthday party, like some iced cookies and these delicious mini rainbow cupcakes.

Have a nice and colourful week :-D

Sara

Halloween Ghost Cake

Hi there,

This year I made this cake for Halloween. No spooky, no scary… Just adorable, sweet and funny!

I used four layers of cake, being three of them 7 inch and the top one, 6 inch.  Once the cakes torted and filled, I placed a dowel in the center to give the cake more stability. Then I carved it to make a rounded shape on the top. Once crumb coated and chilled, I covered the cake with white fondant, making some ruffles on the bottom. Then I added the ghost’s face details and also a handmade Halloween fondant spider on top of its head. Boo!

Hope you like it and get some inspiration to make yours!

Have a nice Halloween night!!

Sara

Ballerina Cow Cake

Hi there,

The older I get, the more I love modelling. Working with fondant it’s so wonderful, therapeutic and funny. I can’t stop learning new techniques and styles to make my characters cute and fun.

This time I made a sugar cow wearing a frilly tutu and holding a playful position. She’s just a toddler, but she already wants to become a ballerina!! We all have our own dreams…! lol.

The cake was covered in cow hide effect fondant and decorated with some pink frills at the bottom, all matching the happy cow.

Hope you liked it.

See you soon. Moo!!

Sara

Dougal Cake (Magic Roundabout)

Hi there,

Guess who it is…

Not yet? And now?

No?? What about this?

Yeah!! I’m sure you know already. If not, don’t worry… I just knew him few days ago!

Last week was the first time I heard about Dougal, from Magic Roundabout TV show (must be because I didn’t watch it in my country when being a child). Despite he looked not familiar to me at all, I was asked to make a simple birthday cake with his face!! Such a cute and hairy dog!!

I hope you like it!

See you soon,

Sara

 

Thanksgiving Cake. Turkey in a basket!

Hi there,

This is the Thanksgiving cake I’ve made this year for some adorable kids.

I piped a basket weave effect with buttercream and toped the cake with a cute handmade fondant turkey and some autumn leaves. I also added a tiny fondant pumpkin on the board. I really tried to show the Thanksgiving essence with every detail and combination of colours. Hopefully you can feel it!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Sara

Zombie Teddy Bear… Happy Halloween!

Hi there,

HAPPY HALLOWEEN everyone!

This year, a part from the Halloween Cookie House I made recently, I’ve dressed up a giant teddy bear cookie (9×7 inch)… After playing with royal icing for a while, I’ve turned it into a zombie! 

To turn this lovely teddy bear into a (cute) zombie, I added small spooky details such as mummy bandages, a spider web, a snake, creepy spiders, a worm coming out through the teddy’s ear, a sewed heart, stitched wounds, a bone as a bow tie…

You can see the teddy’s transformation in the following pictures , lol:

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Hope you all enjoy this funny/terrifying night!

Sara

Jolly Möh & Pink Floyd Cake… An hilarous combination!

Hi there,

Last week I made a very interesting birthday cake, which I wanted to share with all of you. The person the cake was for, is a big fan of Pink Floyd’s music and Mario Benedetti’s poetry and she loves the cute Jolly Möh sheep and the white roses. So I designed a cake consisting on a single round tier with a Jolly Möh sheep on top wearing a Pink Floyd t-shirt and listening their music! To go with it, also made some hand piped cookies with Mario Benedetti’s verses! And, if that wasn’t enough, I also prepared a bunch of cupcakes toped with… guess what… Yes! More Pink Floyd and Jolly Möh’s! Overall, a very unusual combination that turned out to be pretty fun! Don’t you think? ;)

I coated an 8″ round vanilla cake with scrumptious dark chocolate ganache and pink rolled fondant, trying to make noticeable sharp edges (I’m a bit obsessed with that!!).

Then, I added the rest of the decorations. I mixed 2D & 3D details to emphasize some of them. I really like the earphones that Jolly Möh is using, as well has her t-shirt, haha! She’s also holding a white rose as a gift for the birthday girl. As you can see for her position, she needs a big hug!! Hug me!! ;)

It was particularly challenging to fit Mario Benedetti’s verses on a single cookie! But with a bit of concentration and steady hand, I could pipe them with white royal icing. My friend Mónica advised me that it would be a good idea to pipe white letters over sky blue cookies. She was right!

By the way, I’ve something on the works for Halloween. Something that I haven’t tried before and been wanted to do for a while now… Spooky!! Stay tuned :)

See you,

Sara

Playful Monkeys in a Tree (Cupcake Cake)

Hi there,

Last weekend I gladly designed this playful monkeys’ tree cake for a kid’s second birthday party. It was composed by 38 vanilla tiny cupcakes covered with buttercream and sugarpaste.

Instead of carving a cake to give a specific shape, this kind of composition consists of adding cupcakes to a cake board, creating the desired 2D shape and decorating according to your idea.

I made three shades of green to ice the top of the tree and a yummy chocolate buttercream to pipe the trunk. Some cupcakes were covered in sugarpaste in order to make the monkeys, the balloons and the present.  I used modelling paste to model small details such as the bananas and the bow.

His mother also asked me for some Elmo cupcakes, which I happily made after finishing the playful monkeys. I enjoyed decorating both designs so much!

I’m so looking forward to creating more funny cupcake compositions!!

See you soon.

Sara

Tropical Fish Cookies For Kids

Hi there,

Yesterday I was experimenting some techniques with the leftover royal icing of my last PME decorating lesson. I didn’t want to throw it away because it was still in perfect condition. I baked some delicious fish-shaped cookies and I decorated them with colourful patterns using the marbling technique, the petal effect (to make the scales)… I think they look great for a kids’ party in the summer! Funny and simple!

Since I was in a rush, I couldn’t take as many pictures as usual. Just this one…!

I think I’ll be making more cookies next week. If so, I’ll share the result with you all to give you some inspiration!

Have a good week,

Sara