Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Coordinating Cake Jewelry Accessories

Since most brides like to coordinate the different elements of their wedding, I felt it was imperative that I share some of the cake jewelry accessories available at Toppers with Glitz. They include serving sets (include engraved names, wedding date, and choice of colors), champagne toasting flutes, bouquet stems, and stem pins.

For more information, visit Toppers With Glitz at http://www.topperswithglitz.com/

Monday, March 30, 2009

Multi-layered Wedding Cake

The Bride and Groom had a summer wedding, and they chose this beautiful red, pink and white multi-layered cake, which included eleven cakes total, a fountain, and a bible groom’s cake, for their wedding. The Bride and Groom, who is from Guyana, chose black cake (Caribbean rum cake) cake for their special day.

The wedding was held at the Rose Castle in Brooklyn, NY.

Crystal Cake Trim

Photograph: Toppers With Glitz

As I explored the Toppers with Glitz' website site further, I found some other great products that I will be featuring in the next few days. Here is another great cake product – crystal cake trim. The trim is a flexible strip of clear 5mm crystals, 6 crystals wide (unfortunately not available in other colors). But I am sure, Sari the owner of Toppers with Glitz, will be adding more colors soon (or at least I hope so).

For further information about the crystal cake trim, visit Toppers With Glitz at http://www.topperswithglitz.com/

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Cake Jewelry

Photograph: Toppers With Glitz

Photograph: Toppers With Glitz

From time to time, this blog will feature beautiful cake accessories. This entry will cover the new craze in wedding cakes – cake jewelry. Cake jewelry is stunning and beautiful way to accessorize your cake. The options range from monogram cake toppers to single letter, crowns, hearts, flowers, sprays and custom design toppers.

Above please find a sampling of some beautiful cake jewelry from Toppers with Glitz. As indicated on their home page, these toppers are elegant, original, timeless and modern.

For more information, visit Toppers With Glitz at http://www.topperswithglitz.com/

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Pink and White Fountain Wedding Cake

The Bride and Groom had a summer wedding, and they chose this beautiful pink and white cake with a fountain for their wedding. The Bride, who is from Jamaica, chose a black (Caribbean rum) cake for her special day.

The wedding was held at the Coral House in Baldwin NY.

Carrot Cake

Made with freshly grated carrots, Marilyn’s carrot cake is rich, moist and flavorful and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Sponge Cake (Yellow Cake)

A sponge cake is similar to the American yellow cake. Made from scratch with all natural ingredients, Marilyn’s sponge cake is moist, light and delicious.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Caribbean Fruit Cake

Marilyn's caribbean fruit cake is a sponge cake (yellow cake) with a small amount of the rum infused fruits used in black cake. The result is a moist, light and flavorful cake.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Black Cake/Caribbean Rum Cake

Black Cake is known by many different names such as Caribbean Rum Cake, Caribbean Fruit Cake, Caribbean Black Cake, and Christmas Cake. The name depends on what country or caribbean island you're from.

According to a New York Times’ article, Black Cake descended from the British Plum Cake. For many people in the Caribbean, black cake is reserved for special occasions –weddings, christenings, birthdays and christmas. For many, Christmas was not complete without a pan of black cake. The essence of black cake is the fruits (raisins, currents, prunes, mixed peel, and cherries), rum, and brown sugar.

Marilyn’s black cake is an all natural cake made with finely ground fruits soaked a minimum of three months in her secret rum blend. Baked at low heat, the result is a moist delicious cake that epitomizes the taste and flavor of the Caribbean.

Cakes can be ordered undecorated and decorated. However, when decorated, Marilyn adds almond paste before decorating the cake to enhance the flavor.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Pink, White and Blue Baby Shower Cake

This is my baby shower cake. I didn’t know if I was having a boy or girl, so I requested that my shower colors be pink, white and blue (yes, I had requests for my surprise shower). I absolutely loved this cake. A few weeks later, I delivered a beautiful baby girl.

Thanks to girlfriend Shamma for sending me this picture for the blog.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Three Tier Wedding Cake (Part 2)

The Bride and Groom had a Christmas wedding (two days after Christmas), and they chose this classic white three-tier cake with red and white silk flowers for their wedding. The Bride, who is from Guyana, chose a black (caribbean rum) cake for her special day.

The wedding was held in Baltimore, Maryland. Each tier of cake was transported in a cake box (with no damages), and assembled at the reception site.

Simone, the Bride, who had this cake sent me this wonderful email after viewing her cake on the blog. Thank you Simone.

For our wedding I wanted a unique wedding cake. I also wanted a traditional Caribbean cake instead of the usual pound cake. I spoke to Natasha and she said that her mother would be able to make it for me. Our cake turned out beautifully- we had so many people comment on it. Not only because it was gorgeous, but also because it tasted as good as it looked!! Some of the guest wanted to know where I got it from because it was the best black cake they have had at a Caribbean wedding. A favorite comment of mine came from one of my friends who said, "Your cake looks like one right out of a bridal magazine!!" My husband, who is an American, enjoyed this cake so much he ate the cake the next morning before breakfast. This is probably the best wedding cake anyone has ever tasted...even a year later. If you’re living in New York and is thinking about ordering this cake, I am confident from my experience you will be satisfied with the way it will turn out. I just want to take this opportunity to thank Mrs. Marilyn for her lovely, classically-decorated wedding cake. God Bless you and I hope you prosper because you have such good talent and class ... not only in this business but as an individual.

Simone K. from Baltimore.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Hannah's Christening Cake

This is a christening cake for my girlfriend's daughter. It's a black cake (caribbean rum cake), and the colors are pink and white.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Touch of Teal Wedding Cake

The Bride and Groom had a summer wedding , and they chose this beautiful ivory multi-layered cake with a touch of teal for their wedding. The Bride and Groom, who is from Guyana, chose a black (Caribbean rum) cake for their special day.

The wedding was held at the Glen Terrace in Brooklyn, NY.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Aaron's Christening Cake

This is my mom's first grandson christening cake. His mom wanted a baby blue and white cake, and mom created this beautiful square cake for the intimate celebration at her house.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

60th Birthday Cake

This is my aunt's 60th Birthday Cake. The cake is placed on tulle and rose petals were sprinkled on the tulle and the rest of the table -- it was stunning. Moreover, it was the best 60th birthday celebration I have ever attended. When I am 60, I hope that I am respected and loved as much as my Aunt B.

Monday, March 09, 2009

Barbie Cake

This is a two layer Barbie Cake. The Barbie Cake is placed on a rectangular cake. The colors are pink and lavender.

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Blue and White Baby Shower Cakes

Blue and white baby shower cake.

Another blue and white shower cake; however, the design is different.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Three Tier Rose Birthday Cake (Part 2)

I absolutely love this cake. It's pink and white, however the roses are two different shades of pink (awaiting the details about this cake from mom).

Ashleigh's Bible Christening Cake

This is my niece and my mom's second granddaughter chrsitening cake. My sister-in-law requested a pink and white bible cake, and my mom created this beautiful masterpiece.

Monday, March 02, 2009

Two-Tier Round Birthday Cakes

Ivory and gold 60th birthday cake.

Green and gold rose birthday cake. This color combination was requested to match the invitations and the theme of the party.

Peach and white rose birthday cake.

Groom's Bible Cake

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Briana's Christening Cake

This is my daughter's christening cake. I requested a pink and white cake with edible roses. My mom created this beautiful three layer christening cake for her first grandchild that I instantly fell in love with. My only regret is that I don't have a better picture of it.

Winnie The Pooh Cake