Icing On Top -- Cakes for Every Occasion

Here's a look at my variety of cake creations. Select "older" at the bottom of the page to see more photos, or search by category on the right side of the page.

The cake flavors are as wonderful as the decorating. Specialties include creamsicle, cherry chip, pineapple zest, toffee, and rainbow. Traditional flavors and buttercream icing are also available.

If you like what you see, live in the Northern Virginia area, and would like to arrange a tasting or cake masterpiece, please contact straussjune1@verizon.net or 703-443-1039.

In a hurry? Ask me about options for quick cakes.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Anniversary Cake





8" and 5" Vanilla butter cake with buttercream icing and MMF accents.

6-Pack Cake


Cherry chip cake baked in 2- 9 X 12" pans and cut to form 12 pack. MMF labels.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Bowler Birthday Cake


This is Ricky's birthday cake 2009
White 1/4 slab with buttercream icing, MMF bowler and pins.

Monkey Birthday Cake


Full golden butter sheet cake with raspberry filling and almond flavored buttercream icing. Monkey's are cake belly's with fondant coverings.

Picnic Basket Cake



Orange supreme cake with orange zest filing and vanilla buttercream icing. Fruit is cake covered fondant.

Steelers Superbowl Cakes



We love our Steelers!! All done in buttercream icing.

Animal Barn Farm Birthday Cake


Full slab cake half chocolate and half white cake with almond flavored buttercream icing. Trimmed slab to shape of barn. All animal and birds are MMF shaped with cookie cutters or free hand.

Graduation Cake


WVU graduate. Full sheet cake, white cake with almond flavored buttercream icing. WVU mountaineer coon skin cap in the corner and graduation cap in the other corner.

Baby's First Birthday

Wedding Cake with Blue





18" Round cake is golden butter cake with raspberry filling and almond flavored buttercream icing. 14" Round cake is orange cake with orange zest filling and vanilla buttercream icing. 6" Round is spice cake with vanilla buttercream icing.

Love Birds Anniversary Cake




Love birds in a nest in Carol Deacon's book "No Time Party Cakes" sitting on a heart shaped one layer cake.

Princess Birthday Cake




White cake with almond butter cream icing. Crown is from Walmart, it lights up and flashes. Princess is a foam sticker. This cake went together quickly and was a hit.

Runner Birthday Cake


Orange cake with orange zest filling. Vanilla buttercream with MMF. Erin is a runner and just ran in the Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Beer Stein Birthday Cake



Three 6" cakes layered together and iced with buttercream, then covered with gray MMF. Top of stein was formed from styrofoam and covered with foil before icing with butter cream and covered with MMF. Handle was made from sugar paste the night before and were the decals.