Posts Tagged ‘chocolate ganache’

This 21st birthday cake idea present design has to be my most popular when I’m asked to do two tiers but this week for the first time I was asked to make it in colours other than pink and white!! I was starting to think this would never happen.

21st birthday cake idea inspired by michelle cake designs

21st birthday cake idea two tier present inspired by michelle cake designs

21st birthday cake idea girls pink and white inspired by michelle cake designs

21st birthday cake idea girls pink and white inspired by michelle cake designs

This is the original design which was actually the first cake I posted in this blog.

This time the hearts were replaced with polka dots but other than that it is the same. You could also use stars or flowers in the design.

I did include a swing tag with initial in diamante on the top tier.

I really like the tiffany blue, white, black and silver colour combination.

The top tier was white mud cake layered with white chocolate ganache and the bottom tier chocolate mud with dark chocolate ganache.

Bye for now, Michelle

Michelle Rea

Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

Beautifully handcrafted cakes for all occasions Sydney Australia


Read Full Post »

I just wanted to show you a christening cupcake tower that I made last week.

There was a selection of both chocolate and caramel cupcakes which had been topped in either white or pink buttercream (my recipe is so so so smooth http://inspired-by-chocolate-and-cakes.com/chocolate-buttercream.html ) or whipped dark chocolate ganache.

They were baked in pink, silver and gold foil cases to tie in with the christening theme. They were topped with handmade fondant decorations – a mixture of small embossed butterflies in pink and white, pearls, bows and blossoms in pink and white.

Some of the cupcakes were displayed on the families wire cupcake stand and others were packed into display boxes and tied with ribbons as gifts for the guests.

The top cake had a piped design in pink that included butterflies, flowers and a bird amongst the swirls. It was displayed in front on the cupcake tower as I did not chance putting it on top of the slightly wobbly stand!

christening cupcake tower buttercream and ganache inspired by michelle cake designs sydney

christening cupcake tower elements inspired by michelle cake designs

The whole display looked lovely and I received a wonderful thank you and some photos that I have included in this collage.

Bye for now,

Michelle Rea


Read Full Post »