Thursday, September 29, 2011

White Chocolate wonderful!

A subtle chocolate whisper at first, that ends up smaking you in the after taste... with a smooth sinful White Chocolate burst...or so that is what my girls said!
These cupcakes were for an order of Chocolate Fudge Cake with Raspberry White Chocolate filling. I created a new recipe also.... for a decident White Chocolate Buttercream icing. I made another batch with the same ChocolateFudge Cake but filled it with Chocolate Ganache Filling and topped with the White Chocolate Buttercream.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Elmo Sugar Cookie for a Sweet Birthday!
Summer Fun Cupcakes. These were a part of a Birthday Party Class....for a beautiful little girl. She chose the designs....I thought they turned out so cute. The girls at the party did an amazing job.

Kung Fu Panda Two Sugar Cookies....(personally I hated this movie) But I thought the cookies were cute! :)

Dear poor neglected blog,

...someday I will be faithful to you again.
I miss you, I have had so many fun and creative adventures without you. I am sorry and promise I will be turning over a new leaf. Starting tonight you will be lifted on my priority list. I may even take you with me in a new direction...posting not only photos, but recipes, personal tips and up-coming events. Here are a few of my latest creations in the kitchen.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Cupcake Class #2

We had so much fun...all 16 of us! We made "High Top" cupcakes...Chocolate Fudge cupcake with a mountain of homemade marshmallow creme icing and then dipped in chocolate. We also made Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough stuffed cupcakes and then decorated: Tye Dye inside and out, Duff roses, and Sesame Street characters..(.no it doesn't matter how old you are they are still cute)! The best part was spending my time with girls this age! I love that they have so much excitement!

Thursday, June 30, 2011

So many little time

It is one of my very best friends birthday and I couldn't decide on a flavor or design, so.... I made both:) The Fondant Ruffle Cake is Chocolate Fudge with a Brownie layer and Cream Cheese filling. The Blue ruffles is Butter Pound Cake with White Chocolate and Raspberry filling. Even had a third idea I REALLY wanted to play with but, even I have my limits...she only has one day to eat cake before she goes out of town;)

Bridal Shower cupcakes


The Coolest thing about this cake was that INSIDE was a total rainbow! Each of the EIGHT layers was a different bright color. I really wish I could have seen it when it was cut...Brooke if you read this, send me a photo :)

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Huge Bake Sale!

We are having the 3rd annual Wing Girls Bake Sale this Saturday June 11th at 12 noon until 2pm or while supplies last. Address is 7316 Oak Leaf Drive, Mckinney texas
This is a chance for the girls to experience and business ...I do the baking, they do the selling paper work and keep the money ;)

We are offering the following:

Cupcakes: lemon filled, raspberry filled, Rootbeer Float! and

chocolate peanut butter cup

Cookies: Jamie’s sugar cookies, new york times famous chocolate chip

Cake Ball Truffles: chocolate fudge, raspberry white chocolate, vanilla butter pound cake, and new this year ...cheesecake!

Homemade brownies.

You do not want to miss this! Come and stock up for your cookouts and picnics!

Monday, June 6, 2011

60th wedding

a 60th wedding anniversary is a very big deal and deserves a big celebration! I made this cake for the party. The cake was a vanilla butter cake filled with raspberry and white chocolate. The cake was covered all in buttercream. Texas summer's mean hot, humid temps and I cannot tell you how much stress was involved thinking about transporting this buttercream 100lb. cake 20 min. to the church! The cake survived...I survived...and I hope the couple enjoyed it.

chocolate Love

This chocolate fudge cake was filled with dark chocolate ganache and frosted in my favorite cocoa buttermilk icing. I dipped the strawberries and then painted them with gold luster dust. The love was written in white chocolate. It looks small but was actually a tall 10 inch cake.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Happy 60th wedding.

hand stenciled buttercream on buttercream...fondant is for wimps ;) gumpaste bow and hand made brooches painted and be-dazzeled.

hippy happy birthday!

So much fun on these cookies...I made 2 dozen for an order and made many more just because I was having a great time with design. I wish I would have been able to get more, and better photos. When I get so tired I decide to skip the photo session and always regret it.

My favorite!

These were my favorite cookies to date...mostly because of who I made them for! She was so nice and made me feel so happy when she saw them. They were for a wedding rehearsal dinner. So elegant to have them sitting at the place setting. I really like white on white for weddings. And yes EVERY cookie was a little different.

baby shower love

I love baby showers that do not stick to the typical baby pink and blue. I am a little obsessed with the color turquoise right now so I loved making these!

Royal tea Party you say?

This cake was made for the best lady in the world. She was throwing a Royal Tea Party birthday for her daughter...and I love them both so I wanted it to be special in every way. The cake is vanilla with raspberry. Everything on this cake was hand made and edible. I painted each jewel and sat painting glitter for way to many episodes of house hunters ;) mom would be proud!

My entire, sisters and brother LOVE not so much. I made these butter pound cake cupcakes and filled them with a homemade lemon curd, with lots of lemon zest...and topped with crushed lemon heads and my buttercream. I made these for a beautiful lady I know from the Y, she was giving her husband a happy birthday. Mom, it's too bad I live so far away I had lots of extras!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

disclaimer...not my cake

It's not my cake!...Look at the cookies instead :) I helped host a bridal shower with some friends. The cake was beautiful and donated by another friend of the bride...everything about it matched perfect. I made the cookies..sugar, new york chocolate chip, mini lime cheesecake bites and Parisian lime macaroons....I do not even want to tell you how long I spent on the macaroons. It was my first attempt and I'm not even sure anyone ate any of them? I even made a lime zest buttercream filling... Why do people make macaroons? I had so many other great ideas for this event but had to use so much self control...because as tonight I am down to just 3 hours of sleep before I get up and get 4 kiddos up and going, then run off to teach aerobics . Darn sleep...

showing off my counters ;)

I am in love with my new kitchen...isn't my granite pretty...and the marble is a HUGE cutting board they made me just for my sugar cookies and baking it! These cupcakes were for a 3 year old fairy princess birthday party. The crown was made out of fondant...small cake just for the birthday girl. I think this is the perfect way to celebrate a little person's birthday. Cupcakes are fantastic.... but the small personal cake makes it special just for the birthday girl.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thoughtful Birthday...

I hope my husband loves me as much as this man must love his wife. He wanted a special cake for her...he went to a bunch of trouble getting ahold of me to make the cake (busy...too busy!) and then would make his follow up calls in the car on his way to work so that he could surprise her on her birthday. I had a great time making the cake knowing how much thought he had put into her day. The cake was simple but I loved the color combo and thought it was perfect for a birthday surprise..


A cupcake sample chocolate fudge with a Cocoa Buttermilk Frosting, Italian Cream, Vanilla Pound Cake...