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Birthday Cake

March 19, 2012

Melissa turned 30 this year and we celebrated in style!  Here is the cake I made her for her big day!

The cake is a white cake with buttercream icing.  I baked two 8 inch cakes one night, glazed them in apricot glaze and then refrigerated them.  The next day I made buttercream icing from scratch and iced the cake.  I covered the buttercream in a buttercream fondant from the Duff line of baking products. It tasted much better than the wilton fondant and was easier to use.

I am never able to get my fondant perfectly smooth (see below) so if you have any advice, please share.

I piped white buttercream for the pearls along the bottom and black-ish buttercream for the fringe.  The flapper girl and words are written in a fondant marker I bought at a local store.

It was really delicious and gone fast!

Happy eating!
-Amanda

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This week

March 12, 2012

Hey folks,

I will be out of pocket for the next week, but have a lot of stuff pending!  I won’t have internet access to upload photos and posts, but I’ll try to prep them in a document so I’m ready to schedule away!

What can you look forward to?

  • How to throw a 1920s theme party
  • Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes
  • Birthday Cake
  • Wreath How-To’s
  • Pillows
  • and so much more!

I’ve been busy crafting and baking so I promise I’ll share soon!  Plus I still owe y’all some wedding photos/crafts.  I have a big list of things I want to do on here, so please know you’re always on my mind and I wish I had more time for you!

Happy Spring Break!
-Amanda