Category: Cake Smash

We’re Baking Cupcakes

· February 16, 2016 · 10:10 pm · Cake Smash, Uncategorized, , , , , , , , ,

Well, it’s dreary hear…has been since yesterday! I don’t mind the rain, but the Colorado girl would much rather have snow! There is much more to do in snow and it’s much prettier on the ground than rain. But here in Alabama snow doesn’t come often, so rain it is.

Over the weekend, we made Pink Velvet Cupcakes and some of the best frosting to top them. Oh they were so lovely, I didn’t want to eat them. I found my recipe for both the batter and frosting here at I am Baker. I have zero baking abilities, so I MUST have directions to follow or it won’t turn out right. I have put the directions below, however, they are also on her website.

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Pink Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients

2 cups (250 grams) all-purpose flour

1 cup (200g) granulated sugar

2 teaspoon baking powder

pinch salt

4 large egg whites (120 grams)

2/3 cup (161 grams) milk

6 tablespoons (85 grams) unsalted butter, room temp. and cubed

2 teaspoons (10ml) vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon (3ml) almond extract

4-6 drops McCormick® red food coloring

 

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare two 6-inch round cake pans with spray or parchment.

In the bowl of stand mixer whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

Add in egg whites, milk, butter and extracts and whisk on low until ingredients are mostly incorporated.

Increase speed to high and mix for 1 minute.

Divide batter between prepared cake pans and bake for 25-35 minutes, or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.

Cool before assembling cake.

 

Whipped Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract

32 ounces confectioners’ sugar, sifted*

2 tablespoons 2% or whole milk

pinch salt

*You can use as little as 4 cups if you want to decrease sugar

 

Instructions

Beat butter in bowl of stand mixer with whisk attachment on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. (about 3 minutes)

Add vanilla and almond extract.

With mixer on low, slowly add in confectioners’ sugar , milk, and salt; frequently scrape sides and bottom of bowl.

Once incorporated, whip frosting for at least 3 minutes on medium high to high. (My mixer went for 7 minutes)

If frosting is too thick to spread, gradually beat in additional milk.

Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks. Rewhip before using.

 

 

xoxo

angela

 

Pink and Black Cake Smash ~ Denver, Colorado Child Photographer

· June 6, 2014 · 3:29 pm · Cake Smash, Children, , , , , , ,

One year cake smash session, pink and black, zebra, in studio,

 

xoxo

angela

Emersyn’s 1 Year Cake Smash ~ Denver, Colorado Child Photographer

· May 16, 2014 · 1:53 am · Cake Smash, Children, , , , , , , , ,

One year cake smash, purple and teal, siblings, sisters, Denver, Colorado Child Photographer

xoxo

angela

Ethan is 1 ~ Cake Smash ~ Denver, Colorado Child Photographer

· November 7, 2013 · 5:10 pm · Cake Smash, Children, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

one year cake smash session, denver, colorado child and family photographer - the vintage cupcake photography

 

xoxo

angela

Kinley is 1 ~ Cake Smash ~ Denver, Colorado Child Photographer

· November 2, 2013 · 5:26 pm · Cake Smash, Children, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

 one year photo session with cake smash denver, colorado child photographer - the vintage cupcake photography

 

xoxo

angela

Cake Smash and Bubbles ~ Denver, Colorado Child Photographer

· July 28, 2013 · 4:44 am · Baby, Cake Smash, Children, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

One year Girl Portrait Session and Cake Smash In Studio - Denver, Colorado Child Photographer  - The Vintage Cupcake Photography

 

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angela

1 Year Cake Smash and Family Session ~ Denver, Colorado Child and Family Photographer

· July 16, 2013 · 11:43 pm · Cake Smash, Children, Families, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

1 year birthday session, cake smash and family portraits in studio Denver, Colorado Child and Family Photographer The Vintage Cupcake Photography

 

xoxo

angela

Miss Olivia is turning 1 ~ Denver, Colorado Child Photographer

· July 15, 2013 · 5:00 am · Cake Smash, Children, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Reese 1st Year Birthday ~ Cake Smash – Denver, Colorado Child Photographer

· January 2, 2013 · 9:58 pm · Cake Smash, Children, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

What better way to end the Holiday season, but with a cake smash session! This little munchkin did everything we didn’t want her to do 🙂 That’s exactly when you get some of the best photos! The best part – her cake smash! And her Momma made the sweet cake too. You can check out her page at Tara’s Sweets. She makes adorable cakes and sweets!

Enjoy my darlings!

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Cake smash in studio one year session with pink cupcake cake Denver, Colorado Child Photographer - The Vintage Cupcake Photography

Cake smash session Denver, Colorado Child Photographer - The Vintage Cupcake Photography

 

xoxo

angela

The good, the bad and the ADORABLE! – Denver, CO – Cake Smash Photography

· March 24, 2011 · 8:05 pm · Cake Smash, Children, Uncategorized


I guess I will start out with the bad first, just to get it out of the way! We didn’t get the house we wanted 🙁 The bank chose the other offer instead…  The good? We have found something else, we love, love, love so much better! It sits right across from a park and best part…it comes with a mini matching playhouse in the backyard for Haylee! Seriously, I LUURRVVEEE this house and hope to hear soon from the owners! Don’t worry, I will keep you posted.

So you want the adorable now? This is what you get with cake + baby = absolute adorableness!

You may have seen this adorable sweetie before in another post I did with her and her family. Her Mama graciously allowed me to do this session in her house. Which by the way, stayed relatively clean, compared to what I thought was going to happen! Sweet little “C” was not too sure about this cake and what to do with it. She was so dainty when touching the cake that her mom finally had to show her how to really smash a cake!

I had such a great time at this session and can’t wait to do another one!

 

~ Welcome ~

I'm Angela and I love what I do.

I play many different roles in my life, but boring is not one of them. I'm silly, quarky, completly honest and try to live life to it's fullest. I put my heart and soul into photography and take great pride in my work and making sure my clients leave with beautiful works of art they can cherish forever.

I love natural light photography and love working outdoors, however, I have a dedicated studio with professional grade lighting, props and decors specifically for newborns and young children. I adore creating art with color and light. Client galleries are a variety of work tailored to their preferences and edited to my style.

This was just a little bit about me. I can't wait to meet you and I hope that viewing my work will bring each of you as many smiles as it has brought to me!

xoxo ~ Angela