Tuesday, November 3, 2009

speaking of housewifey things...

adventures in baking birthday cakes!

below is exhibit A, not my first time making a cake but my firs time trying to make a layer cake, and make it pretty. i was covered in powdered sugar and so was syb and every inch of our kitchen. i'll spare you the visuals. happy birthday cassidy 2007!

this one took a turn for the worst when i didn't have time to let the cake cool before i frosted it! eek is the only word to describe. happy birthday syb 2007!
after the above cake, my baking pride was on a downward spiral. so as you can see in xhibit c i decided to keep it simple. but i loved the animals marching around the cake. happy birthday patti 2008!


next! this is my most recent endeavor, the inside is another story. watch it i am still getting used to my "vintage" (ancient) oven. happy birthday chelsea last week 2009!


over the last 2 years- i think that i have made much improvement. baking is no easy task. i hope that someday i can be an accomplished birthday cake maker with the inside being delicious and just the right amount of moist while the outside can be as pretty as a pro would do them.

3 comments :

  1. I love the birthday cake adventures! That first one was quite the experience if I do say so myself. I think mother Elaine went to the store several times to make that cake happen! I like the polka dots on Chelseas! The best part of these cakes is that they're made out of love!

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  2. thats for sure! love and mess! seriously that was the funniest day ever. next time i bake a cake i would like you to come help me just for fun/old times sake!!!

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  3. brilliantly done!!! you inspire me.

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