This has been the summer of cakes!
First, in May, I made a Spiderman cake for my sister's birthday. I had planned to use the frozen buttercream transfer method but ended up procrastinating so much that I just needed a faster way. So I just did the outline and fill with stars method.
The next three cakes were all for my son's birthday. Yes, he had three parties. What were we thinking?! LOL
The first one was in June for all his school friends. Not the traditional cake decorating I normally do. This is Obi-Wan and Anakin fighting on the lava planet Mustafar. The idea/design came from http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Cake-Mustafar/
The volcano is created with a blob of rice crispy treat covered in melted chocolate.
The last two parties were in July on back-to-back weekends (another mistake!). The first one was for family members and my son decided he wanted a Superman cake. This one was done with the frozen buttercream transfer method.
The third and final party was for non-school friends. (He just had so many friends he wanted to invite that we had to split it into 2 parties!) Back to Star Wars, and also using the frozen buttercream transfer method. This time it's Luke and Darth Vader dueling.
Although I enjoy the finished product, I have to admit that I'm happy that I'm done with cakes for the time being!