Archive for July 25th, 2008

Mach 5 Cake

A few weeks ago, I decided to try some fancy cake decorating like they do on Ace of Cakes.  Keep in mind that I’ve never done such a thing.  Previously, my cake decorating experience involved slathering some icing over a square or round cake.  Sometimes I would write “Happy Birthday” or some such nonsense on the cake.  But this is a whole new adventure.  I had planned on carving a cake, covering it with fondant, and decorating it up so that it looked like Speed Racer’s car, the Mach 5.  On Friday, July 11, was a birthday party for a boy at my church who was turning 9 and he was a fan of Speed Racer.  So this was the perfect opportunity to try it out.  I spoke with his mom about it the Sunday before and she assured me that there would be a back-up cake just in case. Read more »

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