Monday, September 8, 2008

Almond world


These are all almond cakes . These are the traditional almond cakes. Although decorated differently this is the basic wedding cake in Malta. This cake has a soft almondy centre and is covered with homemade fondant icing. I also made some matching cupcakes :-) which although not perfect came kind of cute and I am please with the outcome.


25 comments:

Dee said...

These are waaay too pretty to eat Snooky. How does your homemade fondant taste I wonder? The commercial stuff is pretty disgusting.

Maria said...

I love almond everything!! Your cakes are so cute! I like the Lion too!

VeggieGirl said...

You should be VERY pleased with the outcome - those almond cakes are stunning!

Snooky doodle said...

Thanks everyone for the comments. Re fondant i don't like the commercial fondant it tastes awful. The one i use taste yummy or at least for me. I just use gelatine, icing sugar, liquid glucose and some water.

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Anita said...

They are so precious! I love almond! And I agree, the fondant-in-a-bucket you can buy grosses me out!

Cupcake Princesse said...
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Leesa said...

WOW~!~ You just keep getting better and better with each cake!! I'm really impressed!! Keep up the great work.... I am really enjoying my visits to your blog!!!
--Leesa

Gourmet Cupcake Recipes said...

Thank you I appreciate it so much and thanks for the compliment. Is that fondent on top of the cake? just wondering can not really tell lol.

Adam said...

Wow, those are knockout! And with almond flavor? I'd eat almond concrete I like almonds so much :)

Cakebrain said...

I love the idea of an almond cake...and your cakes are so adorable!

Fin-ish Me Cupcakes said...

Beautifully Executed! You're getting really good!I esp love your lion cake..My son's bday is coming up soon
i wish i could get a pan that looks like lightning mcqueen in "cars" cartoon!

LaGolosastra said...

I can't resist! I take one of your nice cakes!
(sorry for my bad english)

Maya said...

Ma sei un artista!!!.. fai delle cose meravigliose.. B-R-A-V-I-S-S-I-M-A!

CookiePie said...

Your cakes are sooo pretty! Almost too pretty to eat! But I bet they taste delicious too... :)

Anastácio Soberbo said...

Hello, I like this blog.
Sorry not write more, but my English is not good.
A hug from Portugal

Anamika:The Sugarcrafter said...

Hi snooky doodle
loved the almond world cakes..they look so perfect and delicious..the visual impact is also good. Thanks for passing by my blog but do visit me on my profile view of 'sugarcraft' and not on 'soni's sugarcraft'.
http://sugarcraft-india.blogsport.com

Glass Slipper Cakery said...

Nicely done!! Very pretty!!

Libby said...

I felt faint looking at these, and after learning they were almond... I went down.

Sophie said...

These are all so darling. Sooo sooo cute. Lovely job!

Almonds are so delicious. I find myself using a ton of almond meal these days :).

p.s. do you have the exact measurements for your fondant recipe??? I'd love to make my own!

Vera said...

Natalie, the cakes are so elegant! And cupcakes are very cute!

linda said...

Very pretty! Now you've made me curious about how a regular Maltese wedding cake looks like ;)

Tartelette said...

Wow!These are precious! I love learning about different countries' wedding traditions. all the way down to the cake!! Great work!

Natasha said...

So cute! These would be so wonderful for a baby shower!

Megan said...

These look like they should be on a tea table with me sitting at the head of the table!!! :)