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Saturday, April 10

Test-Run Cake

Two days ago I make a test-cake. It’s a good thing I did. I’m going to need to double this particular recipe. Yesterday I did a test run on icing the cake {no decoration, just a base coat, so to speak}. It’s a good thing I did. I definitely need the practice. I have plans for the “real” cake, but shhhhh! It’s a secret. Don’t worry, I’ll reveal it soon. In the meantime, here are some photos of my uneven test run.
 rainbow cake wilton decorating class
Behold! A light blue lopsided circle! And when you cut into the cake?
rainbow cake wilton decorating class
RAINBOW! The red turned out perfectly, but the other colors need to be more saturated. I also need to have more batter because, even though it might be hard to tell from a photograph, the cake was way too short.
Anyway, this weekend I’ll have another go at baking the cake. And maybe the icing will turn out better the second time around. It’s definitely smoother than any cake I’ve done before, but there were still lots of imperfections, only some of which would have been covered by decorations had I practiced the design we’ll be doing on Tuesday in class.
Wish me luck!

7 Stubborn Stains:

Me, Myself and Pie said...

What a neat cake. Even for a test run...it looks great to me! Good luck perfecting it! =)

Jenn Galloway said...

Love the rainbow cake! It takes time to learn to get them straight...

Anonymous said...

Looks delicious!

Jamie said...

Yummy! I just posted about rainbow cupcakes that I just made. Love them!

Rita/Fighting Off Frumpy said...

Yum yum! Your pictures of cake are sabotaging my diet. ;)

KK said...

Awesome, I wish I could take a fork and did into the screen. I don't care if its short, yumminess is the most important.

Jackie at 3littleones said...

it looks so yummy!!!! great job :)

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