This was such a fun birthday cake to do for a darling, smart, inquisitive girl who enjoys traveling and documenting everything with her camera.  I can hardly believe she’s Sweet 16 already!

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The cake is an 8″ chocolate cake with cookies and cream filling, smooth iced with vanilla buttercream.  All of the details are made from homemade fondant.

The name plaque is cut out of fondant with an Ohio-shaped cutter and painted with metallic gold paint.  The Eiffel Tower is piped with black buttercream onto a fondant plaque.



I wanted to give the feeling of travel all the way around the cake to highlight her adventuresome spirit.


Her camera also plays a big part in her life, so it had to be on there…

This was such a fun cake to do, I’m so glad I got to create it for you, Quinn.

Happy Birthday, girlfriend!