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I'm a mom of two little darlings under the age of five, I'm an artist, a feminist, a daughter, a partner, an activist, a lover, a baker, a thinker, a blogger. I'm a human being who loves to bake and make super healthy food, mainly desserts. I am who I am and even a radical feminist such as myself can love and live in the kitchen. Go figure!! Join me in my crazy culinary adventures~ cuz we're here to have fun Baby!

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Ladybugs and Strawberries, It's a Birthday Party!


I love making birthday cakes! Correction- I love decorating birthday cakes. Baking is not so much fun, but decorating makes my blood come alive. This cake took me about four hours to decorate, mind you I do take my time! It's great to have a plan for each layer but do just go with the flow because it never will end up how you planned it.
For instance, I did not plan on making pink rosettes to frame the bottom of the cake, I did this to hide the big gap between the green icing and the cake from the plastic wrap that I had placed on the cake stand to protect it from getting too messy. You have to improvise when you're an amature.
Here are the steps to making a three layered birthday cake: