When your newest teenager requests a peanut butter cake for his birthday, you go overboard and make a peanut butter cake with peanut butter and chocolate frosting, Reese's peanut butter cups, peanut butter ice cream, and chocolate magic shell!
What do you do if your only daughter asks for a specific cake for her 6th birthday? You ask her to draw it for you with a description and then do your best to match it!
I will admit that this was difficult for me as I am not the best cake baker and really have no clue when it comes to decorating cakes. Someday, when I have time, I plan to remedy that by learning how, but right now, I just practice on my kids. They don’t seem to mind my attempts.(more…)