2010 Cake Show: Adult Intermediate, part one

Adult Intermediate Division: Developing skills. 2 to 4 years cake decorating experience; 30 to 60 hours of cake decorating or sugar art instruction. Open to all styles.

(There were too many entries to show to show all of them, so the photos below are the ones I either liked, found interesting for some reason or another, or they placed in their category.)

  • Special Occasion or Novelty Single Tier category:
    Any non-tiered cake with a theme such as a Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, etc. including one tier wedding or anniversary cakes. Any sugar mediums or techniques may be used.

    Box of Roses by Anne Lewis
    Box of Roses by Anne Lewis
    (I’m a sucker for gumpaste flowers, probably because I can’t make them.)

    Monopoly by LaTasha Perry
    Monopoly by LaTasha Perry

    Flourish by Bobbie Byrd
    Third Place for Special Occasion or Novelty One Tier
    Flourish by Bobbie Byrd

    Bedtime by Kelley Masters
    Second Place for Special Occasion or Novelty One Tier
    Bedtime by Kelley Masters

    Farm Friends by Rocio Gonzalez
    First Place for Special Occasion or Novelty One Tier
    Farm Friends by Rocio Gonzalez
    (is it bad that I keep going all girly over these little animals?)

  • Sculpted Cakes Category
    2-D or 3-D cakes and sculptures. Entries must be real cake. Minimal use of Styrofoam allowed to complete entry. Any sugar mediums may be used. Must submit 3 in-progress pictures.

    Ina's French Kitchen by Jolie Ortiz
    Ina’s French Kitchen by Jolie Ortiz

    Hulk by Nathen Verastegui(?)
    Hulk by Nathen Verastegui(?)

    Wedding Day by Barbie Wiley
    Wedding Day by Barbie Wiley
    Business Name: Be My Cupcake

    Bivalve Built for a Few by Wendy Westfaul(?)
    Bivalve Built for a Few by Wendy Westfaul(?)
    (another name I can’t quite read)

    Alien by Rocio Gonzalez
    Third Place for Sculpted Cakes
    Alien by Rocio Gonzalez

    Dadgum by Toni Bruner
    Second Place for Sculpted Cakes
    Dadgum by Toni Bruner

    Dragon Dance by Nancy Castillo
    First Place for Sculpted Cakes
    Dragon Dance by Nancy Castillo

  • Special Occasion or Novelty Tiered category
    These are cakes with two or more tiers (stacked or tiered). Novelty/ special occasion cakes do not include wedding or anniversary cakes. Any sugar mediums or techniques may be used.

    SUPRISE!  Happy Birthday by Doralou Brown
    SUPRISE! Happy Birthday by Doralou Brown
    (I spelled it the same way as it was on the form because I never know if it was done on purpose or not.)

    Flowers Abound! by Carley King
    Flowers Abound! by Carley King
    (really like the colors in this one)

    Pretty Paisley by Judy Ramsey
    Third Place for Special Occasion or Novelty Tiered Cakes
    Pretty Paisley by Judy Ramsey

    Masquerade Ball by Stacie Bodenmiller
    Second Place for Special Occasion or Novelty Tiered Cakes
    Masquerade Ball by Stacie Bodenmiller

    Little Baby Girl by Rocio Gonzalez
    First Place for Special Occasion or Novelty Tiered Cakes
    Little Baby Girl by Rocio Gonzalez
    (the little girl on top reminds me of the daughter in the webcomic Mangled Stare)