My cake design process has changed lately due to Pinterest. Sometimes I’m not so sure that I love this new trend, but other times it is a lot of fun to create a cake based on pictures of other designs.
For this first birthday celebration, my client provided two cake pictures to inspire me. She wanted the polka dots and the name on the side like this cake, and the owl from this cake. The cake needed to integrate the party colors, too: pink, green and brown.
Armed with pictures, it was time to begin! This is a gluten-free chocolate 9″ round cake, and the owl is made from Rice Krispies and marshmallow. Continue reading