Monday, October 24, 2011

Art as Cake: Cake as Art Part II

I've written about the wonderful array of Artist themed desserts served on the Rooftop Garden Cafe of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (click here to see previous entry). I love their inspired creations. And they keep creating new homages, each equally delightful. Below is a list of the current selections. All museums should follow suit!!

Mondrian Cake- based on 'Composition in Red, Blue, and Yellow' 1930- Velvet cake, chocolate ganache

Thiebaud Layer Cake- based on 'Display Cakes' 1971- Butter cake, citrus curd, strawberry-rose geranium buttercream

Tony Cragg Ice Cream Cone- pumpkin 5-spice ice cream on malted milk chocolate ice cream on brown sugar cone wrapped in a custon come wrapper

Build your own Barnett Newman- based on 'Zim Zum' 1969- Chocolate sables, postcard with backdrop + instructions (chocolate ganache for assembly not included

Frida Kahlo Mexican Wedding Cookies- based on 'Frieda and Diego Rivera' 1931- Walnut/nocino shortbread in hand-printed box

Rosana Castrillo Diaz Panna Cotta- based on 'Untitled' 2009- Maple yogurt panna cotta, New Orleans coffee & creme fraiche panna cotta, St. Elizabeth allspice dram gelee with luster dust

John Zurier Popsicle- based on 'Arabella' 2005- Peppermint ice milk, strawberry

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