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Showing posts from December, 2015

Charisma's Nyan Cat Vanilla Strawberry Chiffon Cake

My daughter Charisma has an affinity with cats and youtube.  If I can describe Nyan cat it would be like this.  Nyan cat is flying, poptart, space cat who leaves a trail of rainbow as she flies into space.  She even has a theme song as she flies.  

Gin's Vintage Dude cake

This chocolate chiffon cake's inspiration is from "vintage dude" party ware.  I want to evoke the feel of a gentleman celebrating his 30th birthday, sipping martini in his fine leather couch.  (LOL) I achieve the fine leather look by icing the cake with chocolate ganache.  The letterings are coffee buttercream and the cake graphics are also coffee buttercream that I dyed grey.
This chiffon chocolate cake is similar to red velvet cake but minus the red food colouring.  It is filled with cream cheese icing and covered with chocolate ganache.  I posted a shortcut version of this cake recipe at the bottom of this page.  Enjoy!

Easy Light Chocolate Cake

1 package of Duncan Hines classic yellow cake mix 2 tablespoon cocoa powder 1 cup water 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon brewed coffee (optional) 
Preheat oven at 350 F.  Grease and lightly flour the bottom and sides of 2 8" round lightly coloured cake pan.  In a large mixer bowl whisk together cake mix and…

Ariel's Ice Hockey themed Birthday Party. Go Oiler's Go!