After I found my mixer The other day, I decided to make a cake and decorate it. It had been three years since I did so….
First, i needed some gloves so that I wasn’t touching the food directly. But I have man hands (Seinfeld) and the only gloves I found were small.
So here’s the undercarriage of the cake with three layers of chocolate icing and chocolate chips:
I made some leaves out of the icing you buy in a tube:
I prefer piping bags with real tips, but whatever.
I found a round pan for the top part of the cake and covered that in icing too:
The fondant. Ugh. I don’t have my nice non-stick mat and roller anymore. I had to use parchment paper and regular roller. Ah, but first, I had to color it with food coloring. Close enough.
So ok. A cracked pot. Yep I said it. At this point, I was very tempted to say, “forget it” and just eat the cake. But i had already cheated and bought flowers at the craft shop. Maybe I could salvage it?
So here’s the final result:
So when in doubt, apply chocolate!