Monday, March 18, 2013

Artist Cake

This weekend I made a birthday cake for my friend's little girl who was turning 8.  She loves art and was having an arts & crafts themed party at Michael's.  I was excited to finally get a chance to try out a technique I learned in a Wilton class a few years ago-striping.  In order to get the multi-colored effect on the shell border, you use a food-safe paintbrush dipped in gel color and paint a stripe down the inside of the bag.  This was the perfect cake to use it on.   I also had fun sitting down with the b-day girl in advance and watching her sketch out her dream cake for me.  Happy Birthday, Savannah!

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