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.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

30th Birthday Flying Pigs Cake




10" orange cake with orange zest filling and butter flavored butter cream icing. Chocolate 5" cake with butter flavored butter cream icing. All covered with sky blue MMF. Flying pigs are gumpaste with feather wings. Butter cream clouds. The birthday girl had completed Cincinnati's Flying Pig Marathon a month before turning 30.

Virginia Tech Hokie Cake



Medium square cake for a young man going to Virginia Tech.

Loudon County High School Graduation Cake



Medium square pan. White cake with almond flavored butter cream. Fondant items.

High School Graduation Cake



Oval pan. White cake with chocolate icing. Fondant items.

Prize-Winning Jelly Cake




Paisley pan in white cake with almond flavored butter cream icing. 3-5" round cake for the jelly jar. All other elements are either fondant or sugar paste.

Casino Monte Carlo Gambling Graduation Cake




This actually was a cake ordered for a graduation party for an adult man getting his MBA from George Mason University in DC.

Computer Birthday Cake



12X16 white slab cake with almond flavored butter cream icing. Computer keyboard is chocolate cake with MMF on cardboard and styrofoam. Computer screen is styrofoam covered with MMF. Photo copy Maxine cartoon.

Future Farmers of America Cake


Golden butter slab cake with almond flavored butter cream and fondant seal.

George Mason Graduation Cake



Slab lemon cake with almond butter cream icing and fondant items.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Soccer Birthday Cake



Oval white cake with butter cream icing and fondant figures, gum paste name.

Bridal Shower Cake



10", 8", & 6" cakes, covered with MMF and dots. Golden butter cake, and chocolate cake with almond flavored butter cream.

Pretty in Pink 30th Birthday Cake



12" white cake with strawberry filling, almond butter cream icing with MMF. 8" chocolate cake with almond butter cream icing and MMF.