Strawberry Shortcake

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Ready for summer? Not that we’ve been suffering *at all* here in the Bay Area, but I hear the rest of the country has. And by golly I can’t just sit idly by as they thaw out from Snowmageddon or Blizzard-pocalypse or whatever it’s being called without providing some warm weather-style recipes for their enjoyment. I’m just that sweet and nurturing.

And I love me some strawberry shortcake.

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Wedding cakes

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This wedding was a couple of months ago, but I am only just now posting the photos. Shameful.

The beautiful couple graciously extended me the honor of making 70 cupcakes and 3 small cakes for their dessert selection. I had a fantastic time creating these goodies and they were very well received!

Below you will see the unbelievable photos from Ashley O’Dell Photography, who was awarded “Boston’s Best” by¬† “The Improper Bostonian 2011”. She’s given an well-deserved mention (as was yours truly!) in the “Style Me Pretty”, a bridal blog that is gobbled up daily by eager brides the world over.

I made 4 different flavors for their special day:

2 Turtle Cakes (caramel cakes, caramel buttercream, chocolate ganache, pecans, and caramel drizzle)

1 Honey-Almond Cake (honey cake with honey glaze, almond buttercream)

35 Carrot Cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

35 Roasted Peach and Strawberry cupcakes with vanilla buttercream

Obviously, you’re going to like what you see below, so give me a holler when you realize how much you need my mad skills!

 

Wedding Cupcakes for all!

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This post is basically to highlight the awesome cupcakes I did for a wedding a few weeks ago for my friends Seth and Mia. They chose chocolate cupcakes with chocolate buttercream and strawberry cupcakes with vanilla buttercream. All were topped with marzipan sweet peas.

Not only were the cupcakes fabulous (high-five, self!), but the wedding was gorgeous. I was so glad to be a part of it!

Here they are, in all their glory:

I had lots of help with these bad boys from my dear friend Lauren and her mom, Suzan. Thank you both!!

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