Sunday, February 27, 2011

Babushka 1st birthday cake for twins

This weekend I had the pleasure to work on a babushka birthday cake for twin girls. Although I've made this cake before I must say this cake was different, for one it was HUGE, well 43cm tall and 29cm wide in my book is huge lol and the design was fun to do. I was given the above invite as inspiration and this is what I came up with.....

I loved doing all the love hearts, the cape was handpainted while the apron was heart cutouts.


This is the finished product, isn't she cute? I hope the twins like her ;-) I used red satin/vanilla fondant for the red dress (best tasting red fondant I've ever tasted!) and white chocolate fondant coloured pink for the cape and white for the apron.

I know she tastes lovely, caramel mudcake with caramel fudge buttercream icing (I had some off cuts lol) but I am fretting if she will be enough to feed 80 or so people, yikes! Fingers crossed xx


cheers,
Leoni
xxx





8 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Leoni, love your blog and amazing work. I wish you have twitter.
    www.twitter.com/Rowaida

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  2. I absolutely love babushka dolls! This is so cute, I almost just want one for myself!

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  3. Rowaida I do have twitter, I just signed up so I am still trying to work it out :-)
    Here is the link http://twitter.com/#!/callmemarthaa

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  4. So glad to have found your blog via Pure Joy Events! We're always on the look out for original ideas we might be able to feature on our Wedding Bistro. Cheers!

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  5. Oh, I am in LOVE with this cake. I have adored those Matryoshka dolls ever since my dad made me watch The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe as a kid. Hilarious.

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  6. Beautiful cake Leoni. Thanks for stop by my blog, I love your creations, now I am following you in facebook also.
    Fara

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  7. Love it, it's beautiful and so well done.

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