Monday, June 20, 2011

custom cakes and goodies: a wedding cake and love

Phew, these last few weeks have been quite busy for me and it isn't over just yet! On top of work and packing, I also made a wedding cake for one of my friends from high school who just got married. It was a beautiful wedding and I had the pleasure of making her cake. And this was actually my first order ever from a year in advance!

I was really nervous about making it, but in the end it turned out quite nicely and I'm proud of myself. I made all the flowers and the bow out of gum paste and baked several batches of coconut cake with vanilla buttercream and a tangy lemon curd. It's quite rare that I get to really have a slice of cake from my own orders, so it was nice to actually taste it. I had a lot of fun making this cake and I hope I get to make many more wedding cakes.

Now that that's over, it's time to get ready to move. Yup I'm moving to a new apartment closer to the city and I'm really excited about it! I finally just finished packing today and will be staying with my parents for a couple of days until my apartment is ready to move into. But holy batman do I have a lot of stuff! I don't even know where all this stuff was hiding. The majority of the boxes are from my kitchen, yet I don't think I even have that much so I was surprised to see so many boxes fill up. But that's finally done, now I just have to wait for the movers to take it all to my new place.

I'm really glad I don't have to move on July 1st like almost everyone else. I at least get to avoid that madness and enjoy Canada Day. Hooray for tenants moving out earlier than the end-of-lease date! So, it isn't over yet, but soon I'll be able to relax a little more and I'm looking forward to it.

I hope you are all enjoying your summer and doing lots of exciting activities and baking up yummy treats!


  1. You did an immaculate job on the cake! Bravo! Congrats on your new place! :)

  2. Wow you are so talented! I wanted to let you know about my cookbook giveaway that is going on right now until July 16th. Stop on by to enter! Hope you are having a great week :)

  3. Thank you so much! Now that I'm all finished unpacking I can actually get back to my blog!

  4. Lisa, ton gâteau de mariage est super beau !! Les détails dans les fleurs c'est WOW! Bravo! Michelle

  5. So pretty! J'en veux un si je me marie! (je vais envoyer la photo du gâteau à mon chum, en guise de "hint"... hihi
    T'as déménagé dans quel coin?
    Val xx


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