Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Kaiden's Birthday Cake

It's not perfect, but I tried my best. :) I thought of making my lil one a cake for his 1st birthday to make it more special. I'm not a baker by profession, nor do I bake often. I got this idea from a site called easy birthday cakes. I made my own version by using a light blue color, and by frosting it with whipped cream mixture. As you can see, I put a collage of Kaiden's photos at the center, laminated it first before placing it on top of the cake, shaped as number 1. Since it was my first time to make a cake as big as this, and for this special occasion, I admit, I was worried it won't look or taste as I wanted it to be. The whipped cream frosting was kind of a challenge. It tends to get too soft and melts up quick if it's left outside for a long time. Despite that, I still used it as frosting because it's easy to make and because it tastes good. The sea animal decors were from Betty Crocker which I bought from Price Chopper. It suited the blue color frosting which looked like a body of water. Like I said, it wasn't perfect, but I tried my best. And, it was edible. lol! :)


DebbieDana said...

WOW, Mommy Sheila, you made the birthday cake?! I'm very impressed, very creative indeed! Galing ha... I'be been taking my time baking lately, I want to learn more, so I'll check the website you've shared here. Thanks!

Debbie :)

Juliana said...

oh wow! this is impressive for someone who do not bake often. I wonder if I can pull it off myself. I'd be a nervous freak.

It's beautiful! What counts the most is the effort you put into it.

PinayWAHM said...

Nice work Mommy! Buti pa ikaw you can get creative with the cake. Ako ni hindi ko mailagay ang frosting ng maayos...hahaha.

The more important thing is: it's edible! YaY!

Mommy J

onlinemommy said...

This is really nice!

Thanks for the visit and comment. I hope you son is doing good now :)

God Bless

Jenny said...

My friend no one is perfect but you cake look very much perfect. I like that and i like the color..hehehe

Thanks for the message. Sory if juts reply you now. Im in HK for vacation and will be in Philippines tomorrow..

Take care and God bless


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