The icing came out again recently for another family birthday in our house - my little Ava turned 4 (who stole my baby and replaced her with a four your old!!) and i knew exactly what cake she would like - a princess barbie cake. I had made one a few years ago for my niece so it didn't take as long as i'd thought it would - the prevoius cake taking hours if not days.
Despite asking if she could eat barbie's head ( no Ava mummy's not that clever to make an icing barbie!) she loved it and i got several requests from her little friends to make theirs - always a good seal of approval.
The following week it was the other half's birthday and as i consider myself to be a golf widow i felt it was only right that i make a golf cake. After googling for a while i found some great ideas and had a go myself - after a slight hiccup realizing i had no green icing or food colouring the night before, i raided Ava's craft cupboard and improvised with tissue paper (luckily no one knew my little mistake - ssshhhhhhh)
My only criticism of these two cakes ( as i always have to criticize my own work ) is that i really must buy some proper cake boards and spend the time icing them and decorating them and not not not just cover and old one with tin foil - how naff!!! Oh and take better photo's!!
x hope you like them x