A few recent orders…Wonder Pets and Gymnasts!

Here is some a few of things I have been doing lately…non Halloween related. I know I have been bombarding y’all with Halloween treats, so I figured i will take a break, for the moment.

Anyway, I got another order for a cupcake cake…
This one was for 2 sister’s having a gymnastics themed birthday party.
I was asked that the cake resembled the girl’s invitation…
So, I did my best, wanting to put 2 gymnasts on there, so each girl was represented!
She told me that the girl’s both have red hair, so I personalized the cute little gymnast…
I’m working on making the icing as smooth as possible…any suggestions?
Another order that I just got done with was for a Wonder Pets Party…
We decided to do the capes, which I think are really sweet ~
She asked for cookie favors and I think they turned out super cute.
I forgot to take pictures of the them all bagged and bowed, but I am sure you get the idea!
I loved how these came out!
They are actually on their way right now to the birthday party in Alaska! How crazy is that?
I hope they arrive safe and sound!

Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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    kb ~ Sorry about the search for the cape cookie cutter…in this instance I cut my cookies by hand, but if you have a large bell cookie cutter from Christmas that might work.
    Sorry 🙁

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  4. Little Miss Baker

    oh how cute!! as a former NCAA gymnast I totally love your gymnasts you did 🙂 I bet the girls loved them too. Nice work and the capes are super cute too! xo

  5. The Duchess of Wessex

    Everything looks Ah-mazing and that is a Great use for the gown cookie-cutter. SO creative!

    You must (please!?) post photos of just how on earth you do your cupcake cake. I cannot wrap my mind around how you get the "cake" top to look so smooth and well, just like a cake!

    Thank you for your Blog and for sharing your ideas. I'm inspired!

  6. Audrey and Joan

    Smooth icing. I don't know what kind of icing you use, but if you let it crust a little then place parchment on top and run a smooth edge (like a icing spatula)over it, it smooths out the imperfections. Not that you need to do this though, the cake is adorable anyway!

  7. Ingrid

    You did a fantastic job on the cupcake cake! She better have liked it! Much better than any grocery store cake that's FOR SURE!

    Wow, Alaska?!
    ~ingrid

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    Monica–I was a little nervous about the Wonder Pets too, but after speaking with the lady who ordered them, we both agrees to NOT try and duplicate the characters. I was afraid that they would look a little "off", you know? I thought about doing the "fly boat" and hat would have been cute too, but next time! You have to post pics of your cake! I would love to see what you do! Also, any tips on how to get that buttercream smooth??

  9. Monica H

    I think both orders turned out really cute.

    I have to do a Wonder Pets birthday cake next month. I'm a little nervous. Why couldn't they ask for cookies?!

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Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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