Booking the Baker: Honey’s Cakes

It’s official we have booked our wedding cake! πŸ™‚

And as you probably guessed from my raving review… we went with Honey’s Cakes by Nancy Cortez

And I present to you the sketch of our beautiful cake design…

If you notice there are a few minor changes to the overall design. For instance we have decided to go with a 4-tier 140 pcs wedding cake. Therefore we have removed the tier with the bow. It will consist of a top 6″ tier of banana and cream cheese filling, followed by 8″ and 10″ tiers of Italian creme and raspberry mousse and the bottom 14″ tier with the ever delicious and amazing banana and cream cheese πŸ™‚ I am dying to eat more of this cake!

Our groom’s cake will follow the original design except at the 80 pcs size and will be Luke’s favorite of chocolate with fresh strawberries and creme.

We will also have 2 matching sheet cakes one in the chocolate and strawberries & creme and the other in mandarin and pineapples & creme (that one’s for mom).

In total we got 420 pcs and could increase by another sheet cake once rsvp’s have come in…

And the grand total…

$800

at $1.90 a slice I’m happy b/c Nancy’s buttercream frosting is TO DIE FOR!!!

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Day 9: Miss Erika’s Giveaway

I can’t believe I waited all day to post this one :-/

It’s been so crazy! I was at a funeral last night and our office was broken into over the weekend and our main computer was stolen so it was a crazy crazy insane day. But you know what’s really great when things are going awful and depressing?…

CAKE!

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And you know what else is great?…

PRETTY CAKES!

so that’s why tonight I bring you…

of course my favorite of her collection are these gorgeous sunflower gum paste cake embellishments…

Can you imagine the possibilities in cake decorating… it’s like making a diy wedding cake a breeze!

Well Erika has so kindly offered you dear readers a great batch of edible flowers for your own cake.

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These 12 Sugar Diamante Flowers will match anyone’s cake vision. So to win them run over to Miss Erika’s shop and tell me here what embellishments you would use in decorating your own wedding cake πŸ™‚

I’ll let this run until next Monday night to make up for the delayed posting…

And as always feel free to tweet @mismikado or blog for more entries!