Punkin's birthday is coming up in a month or so. Now that I'm not working we really can't afford to buy the kind of cake
Last year was my first attempt at birthday cake making. I was going to do a trial run before hand, but due to my
Punkin wants a Backyardigans (circus Backyardigans to be exact) party and with those vivid colors I'm going to have to do fondant. I hate the taste of icing when it has enough coloring in it to get it nice and bright.
Anyway, tonight was my first attempt. I made marshmallow fondant and I guess it turned out ok, though making it was a pain in the ass. Of course my execution leaves much to be desired. First, I didn't roll out a large enough piece and had to try to add more to it, ensuring that I had creases and lines where the pieces joined. Also my rolling pin wasn't large enough
Fondant is supposed to be perfectly smooth. Obviously mine isn't. But for a first try? I can live with it. Hopefully with a few more practice runs I'll be able to do Pablo and Uniqua justice.
Here it is, my contribution to tomorrow's playgroup: