Friday, June 11, 2010

Pagoda Cake for Tran

Hello!! I am really excited to start this blog dedicated only to my cakes! I love my Cricut Cake!! After doing the Hello Kitty cake a former student contacted me about doing a cake for her best friend, Tran. I said yes and figured I get more practice! So she came over and we talked about Tran's favorite colors and designs. She chose from Pagoda Cartridge and she also tasted a recipe I got from Hershey's website. Let me tell you this cake is sooooo good!

Here is the recipe for this delicious cake!!!

Hershey's Perfectly Chocolate Cake:
2 cups of sugar
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 Hershey's Cocoa
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup of milk
1/2 vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup of boiling water ***** make sure it is boiling water!!

1. Heat oven 350F
2. Grease and flour baking pan
3. Mix dry ingredients first and then add the wet and beat on med. speed
4. Baking times will vary depending on the pans

I also made Hershey's Perfectly Chocolate Frosting! (Yummy!)
1/2 cup of butter
2/3 cup Hershey's Cocoa
3 cups of powdered sugar
1/3 cup of milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Melt the butter and stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add vanilla.

This time around I made sure I read the instructions on how to use the Cricut Frosting Sheets that come with your machine. And here is the trick! MAKE SURE AFTER YOU PUT ENOUGH GREASE ON THE MAT AND PLACE YOUR SHEET OR FONDANT THAT YOU FREEZE AT LEAS 30 MINUTES!!! Please make sure you do this or you will stress out!!! The freezing makes the cutting so easy and neat!
I used the following things for this cake:
Wilton Fondant
Wilton Gel Colors
Powdered sugar
Wilton Sparkle Gel
Wilton Pearlized Sprinkles
Pagoda Cartridge
Cake Basics Cartridge
I hope you like what you see!! If you do please become my follower! I will be having a great giveaway in the next few weeks!!!

Next cake: Argentinian Soccer Ball!!!


  1. Wow....great job! makes me want a cricut cake!

  2. GORGEOUS...and you add recipes,YUMMY! I love recipes! I don't have the Cake Cricut, but my husband said her could see me liking making them. We were watching Cake Boss. I love cooking/baking as much as I like crafting.

  3. what can I say ??? Absolutely gorgeous !!! Martha Caballero

  4. This is BEAUTIFUL!!
    Big Hugs,

  5. You outdid yourself Comadrita!!!!!!!
    Like I said on my text, GORGEOUS!!!!

  6. Thank you ladies for all your comments!!!

  7. OMG, So beautiful! and it looks delish! I want one.. make sure you leave it before you sis... for my birthday :D

  8. You did such a great job on this! I think it is really cute! Keep making them and posting pictures. I love using my cricut cake as well, and you help me get the ideas flowing.

  9. Looks beautiful and delicious..I love the colors too!

  10. I just bought my cake today from hsn should be at my house by 7/2/10 can't wait to see it ...

    you cake is awesome I love the pagoda cartridge...

    happy scrapping

  11. WOW that's a gorgeous cake. Love the colors.