March 26, 2012

Garden themed giant cupcake

 Donna, our client and a colleague of mine, wanted a little something to surprise her mother-in-law Sue. She was having her in-laws over for dinner on the weekend to celebrate Sue's birthday. Donna thought the giant cupcake which is growing very popular would do the trick. Sue is an avid gardener and according to Donna Sue has a green thumb and she also loves baking,,,,from scratch. Sue could prove to be our toughest critic. We decided to make her cupcake with a garden theme with Sue's favourite colours, red and yellow.

The cupcake is vanilla cake with vanilla mousse and fresh strawberries for the filling. The bottom of the cupcake is covered in a terracotta fondant to resemble not only the cupcake wrapper but give it a flower pot feel. The top is butter cream with yellow and red daisies which are made from fondant/gum paste mix as are the butterflies.  The result; a fun and cheerful celebration cake.
 Let's hope it passes the "Sue" test.

Happy Birthday Sue!
All the best wishes for many more wonderful birthdays!

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