Wednesday, August 15, 2012


August 14th and 15th are two very special days in our household. They are my daughter's and my husband's birthdays. ( Yep, our first born was almost a exact birthday gift for my hubby)  This year we are having my daughter's party in September so she can have it a a local roller skating rink that isn't open in the summer. I always make a little cake for her, along with her party cake, unless of course her party is the same day of her actual birthday. This year she handed me a sketch of what she wanted her cake to look like. Her vision included several tiers of cake covered in blue fondant, with a cheetah sitting on top.
I scaled her drawing down a little and came up with this. 
I love this little cheetah, and even though she is edible, she was spared that fate and sits on our kitchen window sill.  Her pink spots are hand painted on with pink gel food coloring.
As for my husband's cake, I went with a candy theme for him. (He gave me no drawing for his cake.) The cake is chocolate with chocolate fudge frosting. I then decorated it with peanut butter M&M's, which are his favorite. And I have to say, they added a lot of yum to the cake. :)

1 comment:

  1. What fun to have a birthday in your house! The cakes look adorable and yummy. Happy Birthday Samantha and Jeff.

    Uncle Rick & Aunt Cathy