Monday, October 26, 2009

Pea Pod Baby Shower Cake & Cookies

A month or two ago, a family friend asked if I would do a cake for her daughter's upcoming baby shower. The theme of the shower was "A Pea in a Pod" which gave me a lot to work with. However I was nervous at first since this would be the first cake that I would do for someone other then family, and the first one that I'd actually get paid for.

But the cake ended up coming out great and the proud mom and grandmother to be were just so happy and pleased with the end result which made the labor and stress totally worth it. To see the smiles on their faces and their continual praise upon seeing the cake made me feel so beyond happy I can't even express it. I'm so glad they provided me with the opportunity to do my first "real" cake and am grateful that they loved it just as much as I loved making it.

The cake was an almond scented white cake with fresh raspberry filling. I topped that with homemade butter cream and homemade fondant. I made the pea pods out of fondant and the cake topper was also made of fondant (I added in some gum tex to strengthen it).

This was such a fun cake to do and again I was so happy that the mom-to-be loved it!


Anonymous said...

OH MY GOSH KRISTEN!! THAT"S INSANE!!! Soooooo gorgeous and so detailed! I'm really impressed!!

Lois B said...

You've out done yourself, Kristen. It's beautiful!

Toby said...

That looks awesome-- great job!!

Anonymous said...

oh my gosh, I am SO impressed! You did an absolutely amazing job!

Rachael said...

Very beautiful! Did you need to refrigerate the cake because of the filling? Can you refrigerate a fondant covered cake? I'm just learning about it and I would love to know any tips. :)

Anonymous said...

Visit online designer clothing boutique for girls looking to buy new designer clothing.
At we offer: Long-sleeved Tees, Small_Leather_Goods, Fashion Accessories, Messenger, Clutches, Jeffrey Campbell, Necklaces, Product Care, eDM, Petite Clothing, Cardigans, Designer Apparel, Tech Accessories, Watches, Women Jackets, Swimwear, Flip Flops, Tees-Tanks - designed by: Ambre Babzoe, MATT & NAT, Tibi, PRPS Japan, Lanston, Hunter Boots, Level 99, DL1961, L.A.M.B, Calvin Klein Underwear, Vitamin A Silver/Black, Sophomore, Vitamin A Gold/Stripes, Manoush, Fremont, eDM, By Malene Birger, Anlo, K. Jacques, Cynthia Dugan Jewelry, Catherine Deane offering products like: Alice + Olivia Sabrina Striped Dress, ADAM Strapless Cascade Ruffle Dress, under.ligne by doo.ri Draped Tank Dress, Cosabella Sexy Shaper Teddy, GOLD SHIMMER SWEETHEART SLEEVELESS SEXY RUCHED MINI DRESS - cheapest prices, online sale!

Anonymous said...

I'm curious to find out what blog platform you happen to be working with? I'm experiencing some small security issues with my
latest site and I'd like to find something more safe. Do you have any suggestions?

Feel free to surf to my blog ... Ernährung ohne Gluten
My webpage - Wie kann man sich die leckere und sehr einfache Glutenfreidiät vorstellen

Anonymous said...

Hello, i feel that i noticed you visited my blog thus i came
to return the prefer?.I am attempting to find things to improve my
website!I suppose its adequate to make use of a few of your concepts!

my web blog; Diät bei Zöliakie

Anonymous said...

Very good post. I will be facing a few of these issues as well.

my web blog: ketogenic diet

Anonymous said...

Great web site you have here.. It's difficult to find high quality writing like yours these days. I really appreciate people like you! Take care!!

Also visit my site Relaxing

Anonymous said...

This is a very good tip particularly to those fresh
to the blogosphere. Brief but very accurate information…
Many thanks for sharing this one. A must read article!

Feel free to surf to my homepage - wordpress layout

Anonymous said...

Great goods from you, man. I've be aware your stuff previous to and you are just extremely wonderful. I really like what you have bought here, really like what you're stating and the
way in which you say it. You make it enjoyable and you continue to care for to keep it smart.
I can't wait to read much more from you. This is actually a wonderful web site.

Here is my blog: low carb bread

Anonymous said...

I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest
but your blogs really nice, keep it up! I'll go ahead and bookmark your website to come back down the road. Many thanks

Check out my blog post: job karriere

Anonymous said...

Hey There. I discovered your weblog the use of msn.
That is an extremely neatly written article.
I will make sure to bookmark it and return to learn more of your useful info.
Thank you for the post. I will certainly comeback.

Here is my homepage :: Traditionelle Thai Massage in Wiesbaden


blogger templates | Make Money Online