The 'actual' baking doesn't freak me out - I like to make cakes - I think I make a
So let me clarify....
Cupcakes freak me out!....Cake decorating freaks me out! Cutting my cake into layers, and icing, and piping freaks me out!!
It is the fiddliness of it all. *shudder* It drives me nuts, and causes me all kinds of stress and trauma.
So what am I doing for my daughters 8th birthday....Today?
A giant cupcake, layered and iced and......decorated. With a chocolate cupcake liner no less!
Why, oh why, oh why did I feel so ambitious!
Cause I love my baby girl, and I am totally enamoured with the image of a huge cupcake with bright multicoloured Dr Seuss-esque icing on top.
However....it is 6am on the day of, and the chocolate liner won't come out the of the tin - eek.....You know how some people thrive under pressure -
I am not one of them.
|How good is this?? Mind you, nothing like how mine is going to look -|
especially at this rate!
7:07am - I would just like to add that I have finally got the chocolate liner out of the tin!! But since the base is an inch thick and I am feeling more confident - I am going to melt it down and do it again to make it better.
Amelie is was so proud of me - "Wow, great job Mum!" with the biggest smile on her smile.