Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Hoya Carnosa--Mystery Solved!

A flower at my friend's house bloomed,

She had no clue what it was, had never seen it bloom before, so I had to do some serious googling:
Hoya carnosa on Wikipedia:seems to be an exact match.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

The Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake

Recipe is here  

and here at The Cupcake Project

It took almost a year, but the 50 persistant explorers from the Cupcake Project finally succeeded in finding the #1, best tasting, best textured, Densest, Moistest Chocolatiest, easiest to make Chocolate Cupcake in the World!!!
Cupcake Project
Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake

Monday, June 03, 2013

New "Other" Blog

If you have my "old" biz card, it brought you here, if you want to see the new blog for my Wilton Students, click here:

Cyn's Cake Deco

Recipes, class info and more

Friday, February 22, 2013

The CT Cake Competition was last weekend and I finally got around to entering a cake.  In afterthought, I think now that it should have been entered into the Special Techniques category, instead of the Intermediate Cakes category, since it was so many gum paste flowers and leaves, etc and the cake was merely a stand to hold them on.  Next time!

This fabulous cake was the Grand Prize winner:
...unfortunately, I took a lot more pics with my camera, and this one was a last minute capture of the back side with my phone--more later.
Here, at least, is a close up of the front of the Spanish Dancer at the top--all gumpaste and detail work:

Thursday, February 14, 2013