Furballs and Yarnballs

My birthday cake 13/02/2011

Filed under: Cake Decorating — linabear82 @ 08:55

yesterday was my birthday gathering with my parents (having a birthday on a Monday stinks). I decided to go for a knitting basket cake. I used a regular marble cake, some buttercream and some Marshmallow Fondant to turn into this cake:

Sadly, I started too late with the yarn balls and was only able to do two before the gathering started. That looked stupid, so I added the bunny and the dog I made a few days ago to the other side to fill the void:

I think it did not turn out too bad for my first covered cake. I do see some errors that I’d do differently now then I did before.

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Knitty Cake Decoration 07/02/2011

Filed under: Cake Decorating — linabear82 @ 12:17

for my birthday, I decided I wanted to give cake decoration another go. In 2006 or 7, I tried it once but my Marshmallow Fondant turned out bad due to the lack of a kitchen machine. This year, however, the fondant turned out fine.

At first I tried some knitting themed decorations:

and for my birthday muffins, I made a bunny holding a carrot and a dogy: