Archive for May, 2011

Tiered Suitcase Cake

Posted in Cakes on May 12th, 2011 by Brooklyn Cake – Be the first to comment

Remember how I made the Vintage Suitcase Cake? Well here’s its stacked cousin. This cake was put together as a wedding/farewell combo cake, as the brand new newlyweds were moving. MayaAndy Tiered Suitcase Cake

Sail boat cake

Posted in Cakes, Tips on May 2nd, 2011 by Brooklyn Cake – Be the first to comment

I recently made a small cake for my new nephew. It was a perfect opportunity to get everyone in on the decorating process of this cake. I wanted to make this cake very simple with buttercream frosting. I decided on the theme of a sail boat since boats often represent boys. I recalled a cake I had seen from Martha Stewart that incorporated a paper sail boat with royal icing frosting for the water. Of course, I was not going to use paper on this cake. I was going to make this boat out of gumpaste. I chose to use buttercream, because I still wanted this cake to be accessible and simple for the average hobbyist to follow.

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