Monday, June 13, 2011

Funny how things CAN work out :)




I got an email from a friend of mine last week Tuesday asking if she could pass my details on to a work colleague as he needed a cake for his sons birthday - I said of course!
lol.

Turns out he needed a cake for the Sunday - 5 days time, and he wanted a Roary the Race Car.

Bearing in mind I have never done a 3D cake like this before - I accepted the challenge *gulp*

I figured out what cakes I needed to bake to get the required shape - and then it was the icing. Oh the icing! I had to colour white icing red - so it took a fair amount of dye to do this - which meant the icing dried out. Which meant that the first 6-8 tries to get the icing over the cake resulted in a cracked mess that I couldnt fix.

I was just about to give up and fake my own death as I didnt think I could get this cake done..when..it worked!!!!

I must admit I am very pleased with the result and I learnt a lot in the process. The father was most impressed when I delivered and shame he even called me last night to thank me again. I was literaly beaming from ear to ear :)

Here is a pic of my version of Roary the Race Car :)






7 comments:

A Daft Scots Lass said...

Wow you really are a talented lady!!! Congrats.

Lea White said...

That is beautiful!

Jenty said...

Very clever Tanya!!

Vee said...

gorgeous work!!

intermittentblogger said...

Thats fantastic Tanya!!

grazesandgroanswithlifesspillsandthrills said...

you did an awesome job, well done Tanya

rememberwhenwewereyoung said...

You did a fantastic job Tanya!!!