Tag Archive: birthday


Hibiscus Birthday Cake

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Hibiscus 18th Birthday Cake

9 April 2016

Dark Chocolate cake with 60% Cacao Ganache filling

Accompanied by turquoise/orange confetti vanilla cupcakes (not pictured)

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Purple Plumeria Cake

Purple Plumeria Cake

Purple Plumeria Cake

August 2014

Vanilla Bean Cake (featuring homemade Big Island vanilla extract!) with Mango Curd Filling

I loved making gumpaste plumeria for a birthday cake earlier this year, so when I was called upon to make a friend’s birthday cake – who loves plumeria – my inspiration was obvious.  One of her favorite colors is purple, so I went with a lavender buttercream with white trim.  Classic frangipani colors of white with a yellow interior.  Perfectly tropical!

Purple Plumeria Cake

Purple Plumeria Cake

Pirate's Treasure Chest Cake

Adrian’s Pirate-Themed 40th Birthday Cake

October 2010

When my friend decided to throw a big blow-out bash for his birthday, he had two simple requests: a treasure chest cake and edible sand.  Done.  Everything you see is edible: fondant-covered treasure chest cake, gumpaste treasure maps, sugar pearls, sugar gemstones, lustre-dusted chocolate bars, sugar-in-the-raw sand.

Best compliment of the night – people asked “WHERE is the birthday cake??”  Everyone thought it was just another treasure-chest decor element.

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Kelly Green Birthday Cake

Trish Birthday

June 2011

Bright-green fondant two-layer cake with silk peony topper and dotty white ribbon.

 

Sunflower Cupcake

For Hillary Sweet Sixteen Birthday.

Oreo half with gold buttercream petals. M&M ladybug.

Daisy Birthday Cake

Hillary Sweet-Sixteen Birthday Cake

May 2009

Black and white fondant with yellow and white fondant daisies, brushed with a little yellow lustre dust.  Black/white dotted ribbon and an H topper.

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Jennifer's Cakes: Harley-Davidson Flames Cake

60th Birthday Party

August 2013

Toasted Coconut Cake with Mango Filling

Dark Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Filling

Birthday cake for a Harley-Davidson aficianado.  Fondant flames on black.  Fondant H-D plaque but with a birthday twist.  Cake topper includes fondant tiki torches, gumpaste palm leaves, and a plastic 1953 Harley figurine (same year as the guest of honor’s birth).

Jennifer's Cakes: Harley Davidson Flames Cake

Jennifer's Cakes: Harley Davidson Flames Cake

Palms and tiki torches give it a Hawaiian flair

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Yellow Daisy Topsy-Turvy Sweet Sixteen Cake

June 2010

Yellow fondant supported by styrofoam wedges between layers, fondant leaves and daisies with shimmery yellow petal dust centers, K topper on mirror base.

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Tuxedo Strawberries, too!

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Sweet-Sixteen Birthday Cake

May 2008

The Pink Ladies would be jealous.  Grease-theme party.  Pink and white fondant with black polka-dot ribbon trim and tinsel.  Fondant records with labels “It’s a Record… Hillary is 15!”

 

 

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Marlena Birthday Cake

July 2007

Lime green fondant with brown fondant rope trim, brown fondant M, white circles, and wired fondant ornaments.

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Sweet Sixteen Fit for a Princess

January 2011

Pink and Purple Vanilla Confetti Cake, Pink and Purple Paisley Motif, Sugar Pearls, Wired Gems, and a Silver Fondant Tiara

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Black, White, Red Birthday Cake (#2 of many with that description!)

July 2011

Black fondant, royal icing filigree, painted red gumpaste roses.  Offset stacked square layers.

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Black/White/Red Birthday Cake

October 2008

White-on-Black filigree, Black-on-White filigree, silk rose topper.

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Stellar Birthday Cake

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The Baker’s Own Birthday Cake

June 2009

Pecan Spice Cake

Maple Buttercream