Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cake

I love when a client brings me a clever cake idea, I love it more when it’s a friend!  Lindsey from Frenchie Wraps hired me to make this cake for her son’s TMNT birthday party! When I dropped off the cake I got to see some of the clever things she make for the party so hopefully she’ll have it up soon so you can enjoy it too!

Teenage Mutant ninja turtle cake - climbing out of a sewer with a TMNT manhole cover
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Preparing a pan for baking

For basic pan preparation you want to cute a circle of parchment for the bottom of your pan.  Check out my way to get a perfectly sized circle for your pans (the outside of a pan isn’t always the best way to go – it’s usually too big)

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Gruff the Neverbeast Cake with Video

This is my MOST favorite cake TO DATE! Like in all my years of doing this I love love LOVE how he turned out. I just wish the pictures of the video did it real justice. Seriously he was SO cute (and then we ate him, he was also delicious). I was also the most scared about this cake for quite a few reasons, I wasn’t sure if it would even make it to the party table!

A carved, 3D Gruff cake for Disneys Tinker Bell and the Neverbeast movie.  With a fun time-lapsed video of the whole process
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Delicate ombre gumpaste ruffles

I am so excited to finally be able to share this cake!  Its from a Fall inspiration wedding shoot I did with Chelsea Peterson Photography and was just featured on Utah Bride and Groom.  The whole shoot is so lovely, rustic and charming. It was so fun to set up and turned out just lovely.

exquisite five tier wedding cake salt lake city utah
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Creating a Velvet Fondant effect

I have been obsessed with chocolate cakes lately!  I mean I love a gorgeous white wedding cake, but for our last wedding photoshoot I created the most gorgeous chocolate wedding cake ever.  And I can FINALLY share it!  Eeek!  Here it is!  You can get the tutorial for the ombre gumpaste ruffles now too.

layers of soft velvety chocolate over ombre ruffles creates a stunning cake
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