Sunday, November 11, 2007

Cake class - Part deux....

OK, it's was Saturday. And if it's Saturday, that means cake class.......

Randy asked that I make a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. So, here it is....
Had a hard time with it though...when I got the top smooth, it ran over the sides. When I got the sides smooth, it built up at the top!

Reminded me of that silly kid's thing "how do you get peanut butter off the roof of your mouth" (said in a peanut-butter-stuck way) "you put it on your finger" then "how do you get peanut butter off your finger? You put in on the roof of your mouth.." and so on forever....

It was smooth on the top. Fix the sides. Smooth the sides. Fix the top. Smooth the top...fix the sides...and on and on....

Well ,you get the idea.

Then I remembered, we learned "borders" last week! I could "fix" the top at class with some sort of border! Yeah me!

This lesson, we learned roses. Because I wanted to be "thrifty" I didn't make new frosting, I choose to use what I had refrigerated from last week's lesson. BIG mistake...

Thus the kind of yucky colors....

And...the rose red was really too soft for roses, so mine kinda look like those ones made out of tomatoes at fancy restaurants.



I borrowed the peach-colored frosting from Heather. Her's was the correct consistency . It was much firmer and easier to use.

So, with funky-colors and lazy roses, we made our second cakes spring to life. Not bad rot he second lesson, huh?!


Can you say .......YUM-O.....???

Have fun. Slow down....take a class just because you've always wondered about it but were too busy to try...

And it's ALWAYS more fun with a friend! Thanks Heather!

-me

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Your roses are VERY professional-looking. You're doing well in your class and sound as though you are "having some fun now"! Betty

La Dolce Vita with LeAnn said...

I so wanted to ask you to make me a cake...it's my turn to host book club ~ circus theme~ "Water for Elephants" and I have watched all the fun you are having with the cake class and all! I have the picture:

http://www.coolest-kid-birthday-parties.shippony.com/images/party-tales/classic/circus/allyson-h/circus-theme-01.jpg

So what da ya think? I know you could do this and much more.

I enjoy reading your blog, it give me a smile every time I stop by.

Blessings,
LeAnn

Kristina Werner said...

Ooooo! Your roses look awesome! When I did mine, the consistency wasn't right so they didn't look as good. Bravo on your cake class!