Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Rock Star Cake!

I'm big on tiered cakes. First, I like the way they look. Second, we always have a ton of people at birthday parties around here, so we need the cake! I just think that tiered cakes are more fun than a regular sheet cake.
I'd never worked with fondant before and was a little nervous about it. See, I had this vision of Taylor's cake in my head and if the fondant part didn't turn out, I'd have to go to Plan B. I didn't have a Plan B! Luckily, it was incredibly easy to work with.

I like the way fondant looks, but I'm no fan of the taste. I know there are versions out there that supposedly taste better (Satin Ice I've heard is good), but I love me some buttercream. Seriously, that's the best part of the cake! So, I frosted it with buttercream and then used the fondant for the decorations.


It was a pretty simple cake to construct - fondant balls, fondant stars on wire and fondant ribbons. The top layer was a vanilla cake with cheesecake filling; the bottom was chocolate with a chocolate mousse filling. Yummy! I've got to work on my stacking skills - you can see a that it's a tad bit lopsided. Something to work on next time. It was still a cute cake!







6 comments:

Dawn said...

That is a seriously cute cake!!

Myztic@FunWithMama said...

im here from homeschool fun, love your blog and your ideas :)

Kimi said...

Seriously cute cake. Is there nothing you can't create? Just stopping in from Fridays Gracious Giveaways.

Rebecca said...

Im stopping by courtesy of Friday's Gracious Giveaways :) Youve got some great ideas!

manda said...

Awesome Cake. Her from Friday's Gracious Giveaways.

Lorell said...

You must be the coolest mom ever!! I have so enjoyed seeing your projects. I will be coming back here when I need ideas for my kid's b-days!!