Iron Throne Cake

Have you heard of “Game of Thrones”, okay I know….WHO the heck hasn’t.  I must admit, I am an absolute fan of the tv series.  I cannot wait for Sunday (April 6, 2014) to get here so I can just sit and watch the must anticipated season 4 Game of Thrones.  Everywhere I look is Game of Thrones paraphenalia, and I LUVVV it!  So I was more then eager to start this next project in the baking studio…  A Game of Thrones “Iron Throne” cake, of course I added a little extra, like the RED leaves from the Weirwood tree and three Dragon Eggs. This cake better get eaten quickly before those eggs hatch!  

Game Of Thrones "Iron Throne" Cake.
Game Of Thrones “Iron Throne” Cake.
Throne Right Side View.
Throne Right Side View.
Throne Back View
Throne Back View
Throne Left Side View.
Throne Left Side View.

Sugar Shack Sweets

Here in Québec, we are celebrating Sugar Shack or “Cabane à Sucre” time.  My favorite is when hot maple syrup is poured on the snow and we roll it up on a popsicle stick.  Who hasn’t done that!  What a treat.  And the delicious sucre à la crème.  Wonderful time of year for these delicious sweets.  So, I just had to make a dessert that would honor our Cabane à sucre festivities.  I came up with Maple Gingerbread Cupcakes with an OMG sinful Sucre à la crème Frosting…one word about this frosting H-E-A-V-E-N !  I have to say, these are pretty darn tasty.  I added a pretty royal icing pansy for decoration since spring is just around the corner…or is it? 

Maple Gingerbread Cupcakes with Sucre à la crème Frosting...Heavenly !!
Maple Gingerbread Cupcakes with Sucre à la crème Frosting…Heavenly !!

my pretty Royal Icing Pansies can be found on Etsy at Village Sweets https://www.etsy.com/listing/183438338/royal-icing-pansies-1-14-1-12-any-color?ref=shop_home_active_1

Edible Royal Icing Pansies for decorating your cakes & cupcakes.
Edible Royal Icing Pansies for decorating your cakes & cupcakes.

 

Cuckoo For Trains

Monday was “Train Cake” day.  Another theme cake for Village Sweets.  The plan was carefully thought out and all the little details were fashioned out of gum paste.  The cake flavor was chocolate and it was frosted with a vanilla buttercream.  We made the train in 3 cake pieces which were all covered with fondant.  We think it turned out pretty great for our first “Train Cake”.  (A little note, this cake was made with Splenda rather than the traditional white sugar). Thank you Caroline!

Village Sweets will soon be coming to YOUTUBE….Watch for us!!

Chocolate Cake with a Vanilla Buttercream Frosting covered in Fondant.
Chocolate Cake with a Vanilla Buttercream Frosting covered in Fondant.

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Bananas for Banana Bread

Banana Bread, um yummmm a comfort food!  Especially when you indulge on a hot slice right from the oven.  Delicious….  Village Sweets is making up Banana breads this week, Loaves, muffins and our new item “Slim Loaves”.  We have many varieties of baked loaves; Banana “Plain Jane”, Banana “Choco Toffee”, “Spice is Nice”, “Lemon Lemon”, a wonderful Moist Carrot and so many more.  Check out our Etsy shop for details on how to get one…

https://www.etsy.com/listing/174381048/loaf-breads-banana-spice-lemon?

Banana "Plain Jane"  Banana "Dark & White Chocolate & Toffee".
Banana “Plain Jane”
Banana “Dark & White Chocolate & Toffee”.

Under The Sea Goodness

Cute “Birthday” Cake or Theme Cake idea from  WILTON.   I just love the fish on top of the cake!   Ideas for decorating the cake can be endless.  I came up with some “Starfish” style swirls on the sides of the cake for a slight change, rather than just dots.  An under the sea theme party would make a great child’s birthday.

Cake is a vanilla and chocolate marble.  I will post a picture of a slice when I am ready to cut it!  I can’t wait.

Moist Vanilla  Marble Swirl Cake with a Vanilla Frosting.
Moist Vanilla Marble Swirl Cake with a Vanilla Frosting.

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