Saturday, January 23, 2010

Hey, Spidey!

If you have ever baked using a character mould like I did for this cake, you know it is quite simple. Simple because all the details of the character will be on the cake and you just have to ice it accordingly.

It can go wrong as well! It is any baker's nightmare if the details are not retained after the cake is baked. And that's exactly what happened to me.

When I removed the cake from the pan, a very thin layer of cake was stuck to the pan. The part that was stuck was Spidey's face and hands. Basically, the main part of the character. Arrrgghhh!!!

Due to this, I had a hard time trying to figure out the bumps and the lines on the cake. Luckily, I had the picture of Spidey in colour.

It took me awhile to ice the cake, much much longer than it should have been, but eventually I got there.

The birthday boy's parents were happy with the cake. And I was delighted! Only if they knew what I had been through!

BTW, this cake was for a three-year-old Spiderman fan.


Jen Netto said...

Well YUHA.. now the parents know what you had to go through to make this marvellous looking spidey cake for our little spidey fan boy!!! Thank you so much.. Like I said that morning to you.. It takes more than skills for such work of art.. you are really born with a blessed talent and we are blessed to have found you : )

yuha said...

Thank you Jennifer for your kind words. It's nice to get feedback from my customers. Your encouraging words will keep me going! From your blog, looks like your little boy had a blast on his birthday!


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