The April Showers Brings May Flowers Course is a series of 4 classes, students will learn one flower per class, and the fourth class you will create 3 flower pots to plant your lovely garden flowers that you created in. In this class you will learn how to create these beautiful flowers that appeared to come straight out of your garden, by learning the basics of working with gum paste, how to create wired flowers with it’s accompanying foliage, pigmenting you flowers using petals dust, and creating a bouquet. (more…)
The April Showers Brings May Flowers is a series of 4 classes, students will learn one flower per class, and the fourth class you will create 3 flower pots to plant your lovely garden flowers that you created in. In this class you will learn how to create these beautiful flowers that appeared to come straight out of your garden, by learning the basics of working with gum paste, how to create wired flowers with it’s accompanying foliage, coloring you flowers using petals dust, and creating a bouquet. (more…)
It is alway a great honor to create a cake for our country’s servicemen, I think it is actually one of my favorite cakes to do, not to sound too cheesy, but it is my opportunity to show my appreciation for them by doing the best that I can to create an awesome cake. Well, this past weekend, we had the honor of making a Grooms cake in the form of a Green Beret who not only became the husband but also a Medic for the United States Army Special Forces, congratulations on both accounts!!!! (more…)
In our Spring Fling Purse cake class you will be creating this beautiful purse and fantasy flower, by learning the basics of cake carving, how to apply texture to your fondant and working with gumpaste. Customize your purse with your choice of color. This class is for anyone with beginner to advance cake decorating skills. (more…)
It Alex’s birthday cake time again, I tell yah he is my toughest customer always with the challenging birthday cakes request. Because of him I am the cake artist that I am today because he always pushes me out of my comfort zone, and I will do anything to make him happy. But this year it was just fun!!! So every pre-teen/ teenager know and love Regular Show and Adventure Time (and adults), and I must confess I do too…. a lot, shoot I even have a Regular Show ringtone! So for my son’s birthday this year, he wanted to combine the two to create the “Regular Time” cake. OOOOOoooooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhh! (more…)
In the Easter Basket Cake Class you will learn how to apply the basket weave technique using fondant, the basics of carving, how to apply a smooth ganache finish on your cakes and how to create a quick handle to complete your basket. (more…)
Okay so I totally caught bloggeritist, but not because I am lazy, it’s because I have been busy… okay! And a little lazy.
But enough about me lets talk about my latest project that’s been targeted for Cakeration.
Being that it is indeed a new year I would like to kick off this first post of 2013 by reintroducing ourselves, for those of you that are visiting our site/blog for the first time WELCOME! Cakerator LLC is a small family owned (husband and wife team) business located in Raleigh, North Carolina. We like to use the term Cake Studio for our little digs. We specialize in tailored custom cakes for life events like birthdays, baby-showers, weddings, graduations, retirements, book release parties, just about any situation that warrants for a cake. (more…)
OK, let me make myself crystal clear, I am plugging one of my dear friend’s book, not because she is a very dear friend, but because it’s a darn good book. I highly recommend Refuge By Carole Rummage to those that are like me, and love to get lost in a good book. Both my daughters and I read it and loved it. So I was so honored to be asked by Carole to create a cake for the Refuge Book Launch Party, Yay! So here is the cake, by yours truly. (more…)
Holy Chocolate Lego Batman Cake! That is what I was thinking when I was up 4 AM in the morning finishing this cake. (more…)