Cakes, cakes and more cakes

Had some theme cakes to make up.  Dessert making gives you no time for blogging, really… just a few pics from the last few weekends of my cakes heehee.   🙂

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CakePoPs and Mini Cupcake Heaven

CakePoPs and Mini Cupcakes seem to be the favorite the last few weeks.  And why not?  They are simple to make (maybe those decorations can take a little time, un hunhhhhh  :0  right?)  and they are simple to eat, no messiness, just pop ’em into your mouth e-a-s-y.

Here are a few pics I’m posting, cuz I have yet another cakepop ad mini cupcake order to get started on lol!

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Jelly-Roll Heaven

Awww Jelly-Rolls… don’t you just love them?  They are such a versatile dessert in my opinion.  The ingredients can be so simple or slightly complicated, but whatever you choose, however you decorate them, they can be quite awesome. I have made many a jelly-rolls and they are one of my favorites because you can just about make any flavor and fill them with whatever you want. Possibilities are endless and they are the perfect treat for your holiday (or any day) dessert table. Just saying….

My Black Forest Jelly Roulé complete with Kirsch soaked sour cherries and dark chocolate fans (or my attempt at making fans, hahaha) …Magnifique!

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Dreamy Creamy Cheesecake

Dreamy creamy cheesecake….topped with just made caramel sauce and mini Reeses Pieces Cups.  The cold cheesecake, hot caramel and chocolate/peanut butter mix, oh yum, just melts in your mouth!  🙂

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Just Baked

Tried out a few new things…  posting them here and on my instagram (LINDA.VS) and as always my facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/Village-Sweets-464749556939290/)

The pudding cups would be sooo cool for your Easter Dessert table   😀    My pudding cups had bits of Angel food cake. Flavors consisted of:  1)  Chocolate with a toasted marshmallow cap.   2) Coconut cream with a meringue cap (lightly toasted).   3) Banana cream with a whipped cream topping and sliced bananas.   4) Custard and whipped topping (in pretty pastel cups and saucers).   I think the possibilities are endless…

I also baked a delicious Applesauce Cake drizzled with caramel sauce (My applesauce and caramel sauce will soon be available for purchase at my Etsy shop village sweets, woohoo!).

Happy Baking everyone!

 

 

Cakes…Tarts…Easter Oooh My!

Birthdays and Easter all rolled in to one!  Village Sweets has been making cakes with an animal theme lately (or insects haha), one trend to another…  with Easter having been just around the corner, I am cheating and posting my Easter tarts as well, Oooops.

Zebra Animal Print, hand painted.
Zebra Animal Print, hand painted.
Leopard Themed cake, hand painted
Leopard Themed cake, hand painted
Ladybug Cake! (pssst...she was delicious!)
Ladybug Cake! (pssst…she was delicious!)
Cherry Tarts w/Custard - Lemon Tarts.
Cherry Tarts w/Custard – Lemon Tarts.

Leopard & Bling

All the drama a Diva could ask for…Leopard & Bling was the theme for this cake made for Lauren.  A Vanilla Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream and a Mocha Cream Filling between layers.  A hand painted Leopard print in tan’s blacks and a shiny gold.  I made this look like a pretty package topped off with black fondant ribbon and a gumpaste black bow and to add that final touch some edible sparkly gems!  Purrrrfect dahling!

Leopard + Bling = DIVA
Leopard + Bling = DIVA

Minions and Hockey

Created a Despicable Me Minion cake for a Minion & hockey lover, a Montreal Habs hockey lover at that!  At least she has good taste lol!  First time making a minion, hopefully won’t be the last.  They are so adorable, I just wanted to hug him, but I guess that would not be such a good idea, so I guess you could say I just wanted to EAT him!  

Vanilla cake with a Mocha Cream Filling and a Mocha Cream Frosting, entirely covered in fondant.

Go Habs Go!
Go Habs Go!

60TH Anniversary

A special 60th Anniversary cake last weekend.  A White tiered cake with a Lemon Cream Filling and frosted entirely with a Swiss Butter-cream all in pretty roses large and small.  Glistening Gumpaste Snowflakes because they were married so close to Christmas… My mother’s father dropped their wedding cake (Oooops!), so I thought I would make them a special one for their 60th.

White Cake with a Lemon Cream Filling frosted with a Vanilla Swiss Buttercream...Y-U-M
White Cake with a Lemon Cream Filling frosted with a Vanilla Swiss Buttercream…Y-U-M