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Beer, Wine, Golf and Ombre!

Talk about a mish-mash title for this post! But that's what our last couple of weeks has been like, a little bit of everything! It's been a crazy few days and we LOVED it! Our most recent cakes are some of our favourites that we've ever made. And we think it's fair to say that wedding and Summer party season has officially started!

Speaking of summer, first up was a cake PERFECT for the sunny, hot, bbqing, party weather. The birthday boy is a huge fan of Corona beer, so when his wife was planning his party, she knew that the cake HAD to incorporate details of his favourite beer. We were allowed to get super creative with this cake so we decided on a fondant covered ice bucket carrot cake, complete with sugar Corona bottles, and lots of adorable edible sugar limes, ice cubes, beer caps and of course, a bottle opener! We were so happy with how this cake turned out and were thrilled that clients loved it as much as we did :)


Next up, we switched gears from beer...to wine! We love making wine cakes because we're able to incorporate so many classic details such as grapes, vines, corks, etc. This cake is reminiscent of trips to Italy and France and we hope it brought a big smile to the lucky birthday client's face :)

We started with our yummy vanilla bean cake, filled with fluffy vanilla buttercream and covered this in woodgrain fondant panels.  We then created bunches of sugar grapes, curly cues, leaves, corks and a corkscrew. We loved the colours we chose, which gave the cake a gorgeous vintage feel. Another favourite!



Because the cake above was for a birthday party for twins, there of course needed to be two cakes! For the second cake, we went with a golf theme. We decided on a golf bag design to go with out delicious carrot cake with pecan praline filling and cream cheese icing. And of course, we had to finish the cake off with sugar golf balls and tees! We hope the twins enjoyed their birthdays, and we hope there were some hungry party guests to get through all this cake! :)


And last but definitely not least, was the first of our many summer wedding cakes! The happy bride and groom decided on our delicious vanilla bean cake with a blueberry buttercream icing. Perfect for their blue-coloured winery wedding!

We went with a 4-tiered round cake and covered all of the layers with classic white fondant. Then it was petal time! We made 1000 petals for this cake (!) and then got to work cascading them down the tiers in a gorgeous ombre design. Since this cake was going on a two hour journey to get to the venue, we made sure every petal was as secure as possible! Thanks goodness for royal icing! We finished the cake off with a shimmery pearl sheen which made the whole cake shine. The result was an elegant and dramatic wedding cake that fit in perfectly with the decor. Bring on the rest of the summer weddings, we're ready! :)



We're taking a bit of a break this weekend to recover from a VERY busy few days, but we're looking forward to every single cake that we have coming up and can't wait to share every picture with all of you :)

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