FOR THE LOVE OF CAKE!

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WE ROUND UP OUR TEN FAVORITE CAKES THIS SEASON, CREATED BY SOME SERIOUSLY SKILLED BAKERS AROUND TOWN, WHO ARE MAKING DELICIOUS AND INSPIRED EDIBLE ART. TALK ABOUT TAKING THE CAKE!

 
Confetti
Lahore

The Cake: My most challenging cake was a Neverland cake, made with chocolate, red velvet, vanilla and lemon flavors.
The Prep Time: It took approximately 60 hours!

Sinful Bites
Karachi

The Cake: This is the sixlbs.four layered Twix cake that I made for the cake competition at the Karachi Eat Festival a few months ago. The theme was Karachi, and all the bakers had to incorporate into their cake what they loved about the city.
The Prep Time: Almost 8-9 hours. The rickshaw, tomb of Quaid-e-Azam and other design elements were all hand crafted on fondant and homemade.


The Cakery
Karachi

The Cake: Our most elaborate cake was a corporate order we did for Shell. The entire cake was in red velvet.
The Prep Time: It was for the Shell-Lego collaboration launch.We were given 48 hours to pull of a giant replica of their Shell.


MAD CHEF
Lahore

The Cake: This cake was for kids birthday. The flavor was devils food cake with oeey-gooey triple chocolate Dairy Milk fudge, and chunks.
The Prep Time: I made the cake in a day, as it needed to be super moist and fresh. However the characters took a week and a half to do! I spent hours on each individual character; the detail work included getting the expressions, colors, body and size just right.


MUNEEZE’S KITCHEN
Lahore

The Cake: It was for a child’s first birthday and the theme was Disney World. The cake had a bunch of different flavors: Triple Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Toblerone, Caramel Crunch, Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Peaches and Cream, Lindtt Chocolate Truffle Cake, Coffee Toffee Mousse and Madeira Cake!!!
The Prep Time: This cake was constructed over a period of three days. We make all our sponges fresh, so the first two days my team and I spent making all the characters. By the end of it, I wanted to kill Mickey Mouse! The cake featured the famous Disney World castle, Mickey and his friends, along with scenes from classic fairy-tales. The lantern scene from Tangled was printed for the backdrop, which looked fantastic!


Avari
Lahore

The Cake: This three-tier wedding cake with handmade red roses can be made in a variety of flavors, our most popular being double chocolate, blueberry and classic vanilla
The Prep Time: We require a 48 hour notice.


Sweet Eats
Karachi

The Cake: This was a Frozen themed cake, made with double chocolate and a chocolate ganache center for the bottom tier, and vanilla with a lemon syrup and a raspberry buttercream for the top tier.
The Prep Time: Most of the decorations, like the snowflakes and trees, took a week to make and dry out. The cake itself was assembled over 2 days and dusted with a pearl lustre dust.



GANACHE’
Lahore

The Cake: This Alice in Wonderland cake was in 3 different flavors: triple chocolate fudge, red velvet and caramel crunch. We baked the sponges and layers of the cake a day ahead because it needs to cool before you start the fondant work.
The Prep Time: The decoration of this particular cake took about 2 hours, and 3 people worked on it at the same time.


BURNING BROWNIE
Islamabad

The Cake: We made a Bumblebee Transformers cake, and the client went absolutely crazy when he saw it!
The Prep Time: About 5 hours.


Absolutely Caked
Karachi

The Cake: This cake is called The Gardens of Qurtuba, and has hand crafted and hand painted roses in full bloom dressing three layers of moist orange sponge covered in a rich, slightly dark, chocolate ganache. The cake was a major success; all the guests requested that it not be cut, but preserved.
The Prep Time: It took me over 7 hours to paint this cake and craft the gum paste roses.

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