Baby Shower

Sep 20, 2011

We had a baby shower for my little sister this weekend, and I had the privilege of making the desserts. I thought I’d try to develop my painting with food colouring skills, and I was really pleased with how polished it ended up looking. The only down side was that it was pretty time consuming, so I kept the carrot cake pretty simple.

I made 2 different kinds of ‘thank you’ cookies, one with a little duck, and the other with a painted bit in the corner to match the painting on the chocolate cake. I learned lots about how to get a smooth, opaque surface with royal icing, and about painting with food colouring on this surface. I feel like I learned lots during this little project!

 

4 Comments

LisaSeptember 21, 2011 8:46 pm

The cakes were incredible! Not only were they beautiful to look at they tasted fantastic. The cookie favors were adorable and such a special treat to send home with our friends and family.
Thank you so much Lisa – you are amazing!

RachelOctober 8, 2011 5:09 pm

Amazing!

StephanieOctober 8, 2011 5:44 pm

How smart to label the cakes with a cookie! Super love the packaging too!!

lisaOctober 19, 2011 9:26 pm

thanks guys!
i used the stickers you gave me on the back of the cookie packages too, thanks for those Steph, they are super cute!

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