Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017
I added on the bag a loop to attach a little carabiner,
making it easy to attach to his backpack,
as he goes just after school.
For the strings I used shoes laces, it is the perfect color,
sturdy and cheap!
I could not help myself and use a robot as a tag on the front,
layering it with another print.
It is a claw/hand robot as Brick Master is usually the one designing something like that
for his robotic club....
may be it is not too late for that fabric after all!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Saturday, April 15, 2017
After baking a super cute bunny decorated carrot cake,
I set up another cute Easter table.
This time it more like a breakfast or snack time event.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
from Craftberry bush
Monday, April 10, 2017
I think I made my most successful carrot cake, ever!
It is the usual recipe, but this one has bunnies on it,
isn't it so cute?
Okay, so I am not a cake decorator and it is not perfect,
but it is still really cute!
A while ago, I was daydreaming and going through catalogues
when I found this beautiful cake from William Sonoma:
super, duper cute,
but it is $70+ shipping and it is full of nuts!
So I set out to make my own version, for a lot less, bigger and nut free.
I always use the same recipe, the one that came with the pans, from Wilton.
1 cup of oil
2 cup of sugar
2 cup of flour
2 tsp of baking soda
2 tsp of cinnamon
1 lb of freshly shredded carrot
Mix eggs, add oil while mixing, add the rest of the dry ingredients with strong stirring,
and finally add the carrots, gently.
Split evenly into 2 pans (also make great cupcakes!)
bake at 350 for 35 min.
I had to trim around the cakes a little as the cake stand I wanted to use is slightly smaller
than the cake pans.
I made the cream cheese icing:
3 cup of powdered sugar
3 packages of cream cheese (I use the 1/3 less fat version)
1/2 tsp vanilla.
I cut each cake in half to make it a 4 layer cake, always very decadent!
I also covered the cake in the same icing....
which was probably not the best idea!
I had purchased the bunny image from Fancy Flours,
and it is supposed to go on top of buttercream....
Well I went ahead, and a first it was ok,
but then, it started to wrinkle more and more!
I was so disappointed, but I continued with the decorations.
At least I knew it was tasty.
I set up the table with so cute bunny plates (from PB)
and set up the cake on the table.
To my surprise, it was a lot smoother,
not perfect, but I was no longer upset about it!
And the best part, it was really good!
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