Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Rock the Cradle

Background story (because it's my blog and I like to talk!): I met this amazing woman through blogging who is adopting a baby boy. The baby will be born soon so it was time for a shower! I was so excited to make the cake but like I said, she's completely wonderful so no ordinary shower would do. The shower hostess - of comparable fabuosity - selected a Rock the Cradle theme. My cakes are "cute" and she wanted something that was more along the lines of "awesome." And in fondant. I really tried not to panic.

Everything is edible, except the baby booties on top. It's hard to tell from the photos but the cake was a sparkly metallic silver. And I have to say...I think I am in love with these roses!

Inside, the cake was a new combination that I call "Neapolitan," made from one layer of dark chocolate cake and one layer of french vanilla with strawberry filling. It was nice enough but I might tweak it a little.


Emma said...

Wow! I am in love with the roses too! I can't believe you made this! You are sooooo talented!

nikki said...

awesome cake!

Kristina P. said...

I just wanted to tell you how delicious the cake was. The chocolate was actually very moist. I am doing another baby shower in January, and while we don't really know what we're doing yet, I might have to have you do the cake!

We might be doing cupcakes though.

Amber said...

Jess that turned out fantastic!! Great job!

Susan Armstrong said...

Sparkly metallic silver? Now that is AWESOME! Great job, Jess.