Well, that ugly strawberry cake was a hit! My in-laws and my husband loved it! It worked so well with lemon buttercream icing and whipped cream with fresh strawberry filling. Yum! I can’t be over-filling it the next time though. The darned thing fell all to pieces and didn’t serve very pretty when we cut [...]
Listed are the posts for July 2011.
I tried a new recipe for strawberry cake. After licking the beaters, I wasn’t so sure that it would actually turn out any good. It was so sickly sweet! My husband asked if it were the icing or the filling – when it was actually the cake itself! I baked it, and cut off a [...]
Wow, so I tried making fondant flowers today in the dark purple that is one of my brother’s wedding colours. The dark purple fondant just crumbled in my fingers. The roses I tried with it kept falling apart – talk about frustrating! So I tried with the white that hadn’t been coloured yet. They still [...]
So, I’ve offered to make the cake for my brother’s wedding. I’m so excited to give it a try! I have 2 years to practice and make it perfect (otherwise, I’ll be buying them a wedding cake). They want a 3-tiered cake covered with fondant and done pretty (what “pretty” is, I don’t know yet). [...]