November 3, 2014

Simple, sweet & elegant Christening cake

Saturday I had the honour of delivering a cake we made for a special little boy who was being Christened.  His Godmother Gabriela called and asked if we could make a special cake to help celebrate the occasion.


This white and off white 2 tiered cake consists of the bottom tier being a red velvet cake with a cream cheese filling and the top tier in a chocolate fudge cake with a white chocolate mousse filling.


We topped this cake with a gum paste sleeping baby laying at the foot of a gum paste cross. We covered our little baby with a fondant blanket.


At the base of the top tier we placed a gum paste bow and the baby's name just above. We also bordered the top tier with a fondant band to appear as the ribbon and trimmed it with a delicate rosette trim.


On either side of the top tier facing forward are the words "God Bless".
 


The bottom tier is done with a quilted effect and has soft ivory sugar pearls. Even the board is embossed with crosses with the same ivory sugar pearls at their center.


We wish Kristijan a bright future of love, health and happiness!


 
 

1 comment:

  1. A wonderful note from Gabriela;

    "Hi Mary,
    I just wanted to thank you for the amazing job you did on the cake for the baptism. It was so beautiful. Everyone loved it. You did an amazing job on it. Thank you so much. It was delicious!
    Thank you,

    Gabriela"

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