Saturday, November 5, 2011

Drag Cake

I had a rather odd request. This was for a cake for a regular customers mom's birthday. They were taking her to a drag show and wanted a cake that reflected that. The only real instructions she gave me was glittery, flowers, and sparkly. Ok I can work with that (I think). So this is what I cam up with. I ended up using a whole can of shimmer spray, plus glitter, and after much searching I found feathers. It was a

Bacon Maple Cupcakes

Every once in a while (not as often as they would like) I make a batch of cupcakes and send them in to Rob's office. Often they are flavors I want to try out. After watching many many shows on Food Network I noticed that chocolate and bacon was a huge flavor profile. So I decided to try my hand at a cupcake with those flavors. So here it is: Butter Pecan cake, whipped chocolate ganache, sprinkled with bacon and drizzled with maple syrup. They were a hit. The box comes home empty every single time I send them.