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Monday, June 21, 2010

Anniversary Cake

This past Friday was my parents 17th wedding anniversary. This was my gift for them.
This was the first three layered cake I've attempted. It was so hard to keep them from finding out! I baked two layers of chocolate cake on Friday night when they were out. I was rushing around like a mad woman trying to get them in the oven and also get the frosting made before they got back. I found some very interesting hiding places to store pans of cake!
I mixed up the batter for the yellow cake in our school room off the kitchen. I smuggled things in and out of there without either of them realizing it. I was really surprised! ;)
I was so upset because when I started frosting it crumbs were going everywhere. That's the reason why the middle layer looks the way it does. I pipped icing up the sides with a flat tip to cover the ugliness up. ;)
This cake has been reduced to crumbled pieces. It's kind of funny to think that you spend so much time and energy on something to make it look good and then cut into it!:)

11 comments:

Gaby said...

hey again, Abigail! thanks soo much for your comment! I'm soo glad you liked my blog!! :) I just posted a new post ;) and I looved the cake, it's soo pretty, you're really good! and congratulations to your parents :) God bless you! xoxo

Eliza Grace said...

Oh, that is so pretty! You are so good at it, and you must have alot of patience! It's beautiful and I love the roses on top! :)

Eliza

Baby Blessings said...

Wow, I am impressed! I bet it was yummy too.
Aunt Marcy

Olivia Coy said...

Awesome job.

Abigail and Lydia said...

Thank-you for our beautiful cake! It was a great surprise and very yummy!!!
I love you!
Mama

Rachelle14 said...

Beautiful cake! I love the way you did the top layer.

Clay and Amy said...

what a beautiful cake! i think you did a fabulous job! congrats on pulling off the surprise! i bet the cake tasted amazing!

Carri said...

Abiagail, your cake is sooo pretty!!!! I bet it was yummy too!

~Miss McKenzie Elizabeth~ said...

Very Lovely Abigail dearest!
That was very sweet of you to do that for your parents.

I love you so much and hope to talk to you soon!

Love your cousin...
Lizzy!;)

Sister in prayer-Mariah said...

Really nice cake! My parents 16th anniversary was on May 28, and I did a cake for them too. It was crumby too when I started frosting it, but it turned out allright, and it tasted good!

Michelle Pell said...

That cake is beautiful! I can't believe youuu made it by handdd!!!!!