Tuesday, August 13, 2013
A home made birthday celebration
This afternoon, I mixed up a batch of chocolate butter cream frosting, using this basic recipe:
It came out very good, as I suspected. I've been making butter cream for years, sometimes using a butter-cream cheese blend.
Earlier, I had made a scratch chocolate cake and let it cool while I was out at medical appointments. Once home, and the frosting completed, I set about to assembling the birthday cake:
(this cake would have cost me at least $20 at the local grocer's)
Her actual birthday gift will be coming late this year, as we await a fabric order so that a custom wristlet wallet can be made for her, by Carla up in Canada. I commissioned her twice now for myself,and know that DD will be pleased with her gift. (http://halfdozendaily.typepad.com/my-half-dozen-daily/)