Saturday, July 24, 2010

More cake - warts and all

I whipped up another cake yesterday afternoon for Master 8's birthday.... since almost all the muffins went to school with him! The idea of having a birthday without a party has been a difficult concept for him to grasp, so as a compromise he had a friend over for a sleepover for the first time. As is usual in our household the Birthday boy/girl gets to have their choice for dinner which meant nacho's..... he chooses the same thing every year! Overall... he had a great day and was one very spoilt boy.... which is what birthday's are all about... isn't it??

I kept the cake fairly simple.... a plain Coconut cake and once again used my piping bag to pretty it up:
While it may look pretty.... I can't say it's a recipe I'll use again (which is why i'm not giving it to you). I guess you'd say it was a bit tough and the kids weren't all that impressed so they traded their pieces for the last couple of muffins.... the cream cheese icing on the other hand is always a winner.

So there you have it..... not everything I make I is a success! lol

Until next time........

5 comments:

  1. The cake really does look good...& you don't know these things until you try them out.
    Jane.

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  3. 'Happy Birthday'Nic, You big 8 year old you !!!.
    Keep an eye out for that postman...you are in my diary on the correct day...I'm just a bit slow...(most people arn't in my diary on the correct day...lucy you lol)
    Cheers Nic

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  4. The decorations on the cake are just beautiful. Sorry the recipe let you down. Best wishes to the Birthday Boy.
    Happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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Thanks so much for your comments...... It's nice to know i'm not just talking to myself!