Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

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Sep 2014    California

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Caramel Ganache question

I bought my first bag of Ghirardelli caramel chips today, 12 oz. bag. Can I make a caramel ganache with these chips? Would I use a 3 to 1 ratio, 1 cup heavy whipping cream to 3 cups caramel chips?

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Breast Cancer Cereal treats

Not cake or cookies but wasn’t sure where else to post this. A fundraiser for women who do not have medical coverage for reconstruction after Mastectomy. Rice Krispie treats on a pop stick, dipped in melted pink chocolate and striped with white...

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Poppies

Working on some gumpaste Poppies today.

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Succulents And Cacti

Working on some desert cacti and succulents for an upcoming cake

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste and rock candy Geode

A gumpaste based Geode with rock candy crystals and gold leaf edges for an upcoming cake.

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Shamrock Topper

Gumpaste shamrock and Hydrangea topper for a St. Patrick’s cake.

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Columbine

I have a birthday cake order from a friend on the 4th and she asked for a flower I have not only never made before but ever even seen in real life. Also I had eye surgery yesterday so have empathy for me. This is either the Columbine she asked...

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

An oldie but goody and apparently she won’t be coming to our dinner this year either. “Martha Stewart will not be dining with us this Thanksgiving. I’m telling you in advance, so don’t act surprised. Since Ms. Stewart won’t be coming, I’ve made...

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

BLOWN ISOMALT BUBBLES

Not sure what category this should be in, it is neither cake nor gumpaste but blown sugar (Isomalt) bubbles I made today. The yellowish one has a small flickering candle LED light inside, the brighter one a white LED light. I will use the...

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

AGBAY

Last year I broke down and bought an Agbay cake leveler. How have I ever done without it? It is so easy to tort and level cakes, a time saver for sure. I am very cautious when I use it because it is very sharp. My cakes for a Friday wedding are...

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Swan Lake gumpaste display piece

My entry in the sugar art division of our local cake club show this weekend. The theme was Masquerade Ball and my design was to represent Swan Lake. The heel of the shoe was a hand painted swan’s head. Happy to say it took second place.

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Hydrangea

An assortment of gumpaste Hydrangea I did at a demonstration for our local cake show.

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Sugar Orchids

All of my gumpaste Orchids are completed for an upcoming wedding cake. Lemboglossum Scorpion Java Cymbidium and Dendrobium

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Sugar Orchid

Lemboglossum orchid in gumpaste

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

I Had A Great Fall

Shirley Utterback-Wilson June 3 at 8:53am · Here is my Humpty Dumpty story. May 4th, 4 dozen cupcakes baked and iced in fridge waiting for decorartioions next day for Raaainbow community Cincnco de Mayo lununcheon. Sommehow the next morning I...

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Las Vegas Baby Shower?

Okay friends, I need some suggestions. I have a baby shower cake I am doing as a gift in May. They are expecting twin boys and want a Las Vegas theme with something like “We hit the jackpot” or “Double Down” I can imagine in my head a Vegas...

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

Assorted Gumpaste Flowers

Working on gumpaste flowers for my Grandson’s wedding on March 3rd. Rosebuds, Succulents, pink and purple Ranunculas. Still have dozen more to make, but it’s a start.

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

CAKE SHIPPING BY AIR

I am doing the wedding cake for my Grandson and his fiancee in March. I live in California and they are in Arizona. I am shipping the cake by air in the CakeSafe carrier. Questions, has anyone done this and have any advise for me? How far in...

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

ARE YOU MAKING CAKE?

Yes I am, and it just came out of the oven. New decal for my Kenwood mixer. From Etsy, and they make one just like it with the word Cookies in place of Cake.

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Cakeicer (Shirley)

MERRY CHRISTMAS HAPPY HANUKKAH

As with most of you I would imagine, I am up to my eyelashes in fudge, rum cake, zucchini bread, white chocolate mousse/raspberry Napolean’s and even Tortellini today. My kitchen must have a haze of flour and sugar floating around because my eye...