Gilded Summer Wedding

There’s just something about saying “I Do” in the summer sunshine. With gorgeous linens blowing in the breeze and white roses covering every inch of the altar, this ceremony truly took advantage of the beauty of the season.

   
Royal Baby Homages: From "Cake Middleton" to Royal Play-Doh, Companies Honor the Arrival of the New Heir to the Throne

In honor of the royal baby's birth on Monday, a Houston Texas bakery has marked the historic occasion by building a massive life-size butter cake of Kate Middleton cradling her newborn boy and third in line to the throne.

   
Kate Middleton and baby take the cake at Houston Bridal Extravaganza


She stands around 5-feet, 6-inches tall, weighs in at several hundred pounds and is the sweetest duchess this side of the Atlantic. That would be the life-sized cake created in the image of the Kate Middleton holding her royal bundle of joy, a confection that is drawing crowds at the Houston Bridal Extravaganza Show.

   
Cake Middleton: Royal Baby and Mother Kate Come to Life


"I think everyone loves Princess Kate's story, it's everyone's fairy tale," Who Made The Cake! owner Nadine Moon told ABCNews.com. "I think she's such an inspiration to so many brides, and we thought it was a neat thing to honor her and do a life-size tribute to her in cake and Rice Krispies Treats with the baby."

   
Life size Kate Middleton, Royal Baby cake created by Houston baker


A Houston culinary artist is creating a life-sized cake statue of Kate holding her royal bundle of joy. “This is the most anticipated birth since Princess Diana had Prince William three decades ago,” explains cake designer Nadine Moon with Who Made the Cake!

   
Let them eat Kate! Houston bakery assembling life-size cake of Kate Middleton
holding the royal baby


Kate Middleton may face a challenge regaining her pre-baby body when she receives the cake one Texas bakery is sending her in honor of the royal baby's birth. Who Made the Cake in Houston, Texas is making a life-size cake in the form of the Duchess of Cambridge, holding the royal baby.

   
Who Made the Cake's Eye-popping cakes are center of attention at parties for Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley and Diddy


The NBA All-Star festivities were a slam dunk for Who Made the Cake! and master cake designer Nadine Moon. Within three days, her team crafted 50th birthday cakes fo both Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley and a cake for Diddy's private party held Sunday night after the big game.

   
J.J. Watt Wedding Cake Is Early Candidate For Best Sports Cake Of 2013


After checking it, out this baby didn’t disappoint. It’s detailed down to the Nike logo on the jersey and even looks like it’s close to life size rendition. All in all, very impressive cake work.


   
Texans' Lineman JJ Watt Surprises Newlywed Fans


It all started with a not-so-simple groom's cake at the Jan. 19 wedding of Nathan and Stephanie Poe, diehard Texans' fans.


   
Sweetest Couture - The Best Sweets Designers on Earth


Highlights of Nadine’s career include meeting Martha Stewart and appearing on the Martha show, designing a special Texas themed cake for Matthew McConnaughey, as well as creating a birthday cake for Sir Elton John.


   
 
Platinum Weddings - Catherine and Eddie


The 5-layered raspberry cake, designed by Who Made the Cake, was covered in an old-fashioned vanilla buttercream and topped with a fondant luster finish in a soft champagne color with lots of embellishments. The cake topper was sugar gum-paste flowers hand done in pinks, lavender and ivory flowers to compliment the cake.


 
Platinum Weddings - Sheila and Santosh


With 900 guests, three days of festivities, and $150,000 worth of jewelry, Sheila and Santosh make sure their Houston wedding really shines.



 

ALTAR-NATE PLANS / Special engagement of her own / Bridal show producer scrambles for her wedding

FOR 13 years, Laurette Veres has been producer of the Bridal Extravaganza, the twice-a-year event expected to propel 20,000 people to the George R. Brown Convention Center today and tomorrow. There, more than 600 vendors will display an overwhelming variety of wedding wares: dresses, tuxes, catering, chocolate fountains, custom guestbooks, reception halls, string quartets and honeymoon destinations. The Web site promises "everything from the garter to the getaway car." There's a Gallery of Cakes, and at least one cosmetic-surgery display.

 

 
Chronicle Article - Carville, Matalin get laughs at benefit

Nadine Moon of Who Made the Cake? created a 5-foot marlin cake for fisherman Jody, a confection so authentic that guests said it could have been mounted on the wall as a trophy. For card man Harry Jr., she whipped up a whimsical cake of edible dogs playing poker at a poker table complete with edible cards, poker chips and handmade beer steins.


 
Chronicle Article - No mystery here: Gala was a success

Among those raving about the party and sampling Who Made the Cake's chocolate St. Patrick's Day confection were Dr. Dean Ornish of Los Angeles, Debbie and John Daugherty, Lynn and Oscar Wyatt, Mickey Rosmarin, Annie Amante, Joan Schnitzer, Martine and Ricardo Weitz, and Kate and Shawn Gross.



 
Channel 13's Hometown Live Features Who Made the Cake!

Channel 13's Katie McCall came by the shop and interviewed Nadine about how brides can get a celebrity-style wedding cake without breaking the budget, and also talked about WMTC's participation in "Cupcakes for Cause."


 
Chronicle Article - McIngvale Wedding -  August 5th

"Who Made the Cake!" was featured in the "Gloss Section" of the Houston Chronicle in article about about the McIngvale-Brown wedding (bride is the daughter of local celebrity and Gallery Furniture founder Jim McIngvale), which was coordinated by celebrity wedding planner Colin Cowie.


 
Fox26 Morning News Extra from 9-10am on August 17th

Nadine Moon shows FOX 26 Morning News anchor and bride-to-be Natalie Bomke several popular cake designs and trends for weddings.


   
 
Culture Map Houston talks about a busy and high profile weekend for WMTC

In the "Sweet Dilemma" section of the article, Shelby Hodge describes in her "Shelby About Town" column a weekend of four major cakes delivered in two short days.


   
 
Chron.com video on Million Dollar Wedding Cake

Shows Nadine putting on a million dollars of jewelry on the million dollar wedding cake.


   
 
Weddings from Wealthy to Walmart

HOUSTON - Strap in for wedding whiplash. We’re about to take you from a million-dollar wedding cake to the halls of Walmart, in search of the perfect “I do.”  If it’s “one for the money,” this cake ought to do the job. Six layers draped with gold and drizzled with diamonds, designed by Nadine Moon of “Who Made the Cake?”   “We get a lot of brides that ask for bling on their cake,” says Moon. “But this is taking it to the max. This takes the cake."...


   
 
Million Dollar Wedding Cake to Be Unveiled at the Bridal Extravaganza

by whoswho
Filed under E-Extra
Bridal Extravaganza Show July 10-11
Now That Takes the Cake!
Million Dollar Wedding Cake to Be Unveiled at the Bridal Extravaganza

Talk about a rich cake—a wedding cake worth One Million Dollars is making its debut at the Bridal Extravaganza this year.


   
 
Rhoula Christie Wedding

Who Made the Cake was featured in a "Weddings in Houston" article in recognition of the cake prepared for radio personality Rhoula Christie and Tasos Kostas.

   
 
Spring High School Farewell Cake

“Sprink Creek High School Retirement Party” compliments of Jim McIngvale-Gallery Furniture.

   
 
Worlds Biggest Gingerbread Furniture!

The Gallery Furniture Gingerbread Furniture Collection was designed and created by Houston's very own Who Made the Cake - a specialty cake company based here inside the 610 Loop on Shepherd Drive right outside of River Oaks.

   
 
Roula & Ryan Radio Show

Laurette Veres (Producer of the Bridal Extravaganza), Ryan Chase, Roula Christie & Nadine Moon.  Ryan is a huge Star Trek fan, so the cake was the Enterprise with a mini Roula & Ryan. They loved it!

   
 
 Memorial Hermann Hospital - Memorial City

Grand Opening Celebration
   
 
To the Rescue

Matress Mac held an event on 7/3/09 honoring the firefighters that helped save the Gallery Furniture Main Showroom. Click the link below to see all the photos.

   
 
Magical Persian wedding

Following the ceremony, the reception took place at The Corinthian, where Darryl Murchison of Darryl & Co. created a 16-foot waterfall engraved with the couple’s names. A custom chandelier hung from the
ceiling and a gazebo of orchids housed the wedding cake from Who Made the Cake. Forty thousand white orchids in total went into the reception decor. While guests dined on delicious creations form Jackson & Co. catering, they enjoyed performances by international pop stars and dancers.

   
 
Magic Merger

Tricia Bivins and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst tied the knot at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Saturday night, then headed to Tony’s for a reception for 100 family members and close friends. Talk of the party was the bride’s daughter, 5-year-old Carolyn Hamilton Bivins, who served as flower girl and was swept up in the arms of the groom at the end of the ceremony.

We hear that guests swooned over the five-tiered wedding cake – a confection in white-chocolate fondant, decorated with handmade sugar roses and hydrangeas, bows and lace and hand-painted scrollwork – the creation of Who Made the Cake’s Nadine Moon.
 
   
 
Brides Houston (Spring Issue)

Nadine's exquisite cakes are featured in this spring's issue of Brides Houston Magazine. The article touches on the personal touch in the grooms cake that Nadine's cakes are such widely know for, and the fresh touch on the 9 smaller wedding cakes that have a new creative appeal that is very classy and complement the wedding and its beautiful decor.

   
The Ultimate Food Lover's Guide to Houston
WHO MADE THE CAKE?

All brides-and presumably their grooms as well – labor anxiously over their wedding days for one reason: At the end of the day, they get to eat cake. From that supposition, it follows that the source for the cake is very important. Who Made the Cake? is at the high end of custom cake-making, a design studio that can craft towering confections for celebrations of all kinds. “Confectionary Artist” Nadine Moon is at the helm, creating sugar flowers and bows and hand-painted designs. The store can serve any size event but requires notice a month in advance.
 
   

Bridal Extravaganza Video Spotlight

"Who Made the Cake!"

   
I Copied A Celeb Wedding!

Who Made the Cake! client the Le Nguyens were featured in the July 2007 edition of People Magazine EXTRA - Amazing Real Life Weddings.  The article details the Le Nguyen wedding as it was inspired by elements of Donald Trumps wedding to Melania Knauss.  A major inspiration was the seven-tier cake covered with over 2,500 handmade sugar roses and white chocolate fondant recreated by Nadine Moon and Houston's Who Made the Cake!

E! magazine noted the amazing cake and it marked improvement over the original.

 

   
Something's Cooking

Houston Police Officer Jerome Moon thought he was joining his wife, Nadine, on a Food Channel taping at her Who Made the Cake? shop on Shepherd. In actuality, he had been selected for the new Martha Stewart daytime show as one of America's worst cooks.

   
Rose Petals launches organization with flower theme

McConaughey's assistant had contacted cake designer Nadine Moon and ordered a special Texas-style birthday cake for one of Winfrey's producers who was celebrating her special day on the site Friday.

   
 
Craig Biggio Retirement Party

Patty Biggio threw a grand-slam retirement party for her husband - No. 7, Craig Biggio.

Valet parkers in No. 7 T-shirts, waiters in No. 7 dress shirts, a massive cake by Who Made the Cake covered in 7s and a Goliath-size, lighted "7" on the front of the house all paid tribute to Biggio's lucky number.

 

   
 

Elaborate designs grace work of husband-wife partnership / Their business takes the cake, say the Moons

They look real enough to pass a sniff test.

The roses and orchids elegantly cascade from wedding-cake tiers as do other whimsical, sugary confections - a woven-leather catcher's mitt, a quail in tall grass and a hunting dog, or a yard-wide cheeseburger and side order of fries.

 

   
 
CATTLE BARON'S BALL / Rustlin' up research funds

Harriet Goodman blowing out the candles on a most unusual birthday cake - a 30-inch-tall giraffe created by Who Made the Cake in a nod to her love of safaris. Daughter Meg Goodman and son-in-law Mike Bonini hosted the party for 150 at their River Oaks home.

 

   
Party Watch: Reel awards

At the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, where Wilson was honored for her success in ABC's Grey's Anatomy at the 2006 Reel Stars of Texas Awards afternoon sponsored by the Houston chapter of Women in Film & Television.

Misc.: As part of the onstage program, Channel 13 news anchor Lawson and film director Rob McKinnon interviewed Wilson and her Grey's Anatomy co-star Isaiah Washington, who was also honored.


   
Sweet Surprise

Houston Police officer Jerome Moon thought he was just stepping in for his wife, Nadine Moon, when delivering a whimsical three-tiered birthday cake to the Cadillac Bar recently. But the talented diva of sweets behind the company Who Made the Cake! had tricked Jerome into delivering his own cake to his surprise birthday party.

   
Chocolate Decadence

Who knew? Saturday was not only Elton John night at the Toyota Center, but it also was his birthday. The folks at Pace Concerts contacted Nadine Moon of Who Made the Cake? to whip up a confection worthy of a megastar.


   
Shoe-salon party has serious goals

Guests swooned over the shoe salon wares as well as the yummy cake by Nadine Moon of Who Made the Cake! She created a tasteful pair of pumps in a cake format large enough to feed 150.

   
Birthday Redux

The guest list topped 40 for the surprise reunion that Elyse Lanier cooked up for her husband. Among the well-wishers ... The crowd of political heavy hitters surprisingly broke into song when the cake was presented.

Nadine Moon of Who Made the Cake! (formerly Camella's Creations) topped the cake with a Mayor Bob caricature, the same figure that adorned the T-shirt party favors.


   
Birthday at Baroque was simply 'perfect'

"...The unbelievable dessert, a chocolate cake with caramel pecan filling, was made by Nadine Moon of Who Made the Cake, who created a replica of a Time magazine cover, complete with a photograph of my husband as Man of the Year."

   
Norse nuptials

Houston's Who Made the Cake? shipped over two 12-inch high chocolate toppings fashioned in the design of Risberg's family crest for the groom's cake. Kronberg's Flags sent eight full-sized flags, featuring the family crest, to be flown in the village on the wedding day. And for a touch of Tex-Mex, Berryhill Baja Grill shipped tamales with hot sauce for the Houston contingent.

   
The Melody of Love

The bride’s eight-tiered vanilla and butter cream cake from Who Made The Cake was covered with roses, grapes and baby’s breath, and appeared to float on a bed of red roses. The groom’s chocolate cake was covered with edible golf balls and chocolate-covered strawberries.

   

No objections raised at bash

Who Made the Cake's Nadine Moon and her staff spent the pre-weekend whipping up that and two other manly confections (if that's not an oxymoron) for the birthday boys. It was a camouflage buttercream cake for Jeff Vallone's 40th birthday party at Tony's Friday night. 


 
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