Decorating Birthday Cake with Buttercream Icing

We celebrated the June babies birthday in our family yesterday. Since I have an oven and we have artiste in the house, we baked and decorated our own birthday cake.

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The decorator is one of the birthday babies. Today is her 14th birthday. Happy Birthday Hilda! :D

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Hubby cannot stand the slow and steady Hilda. “Aiyo, why so slow one.” He took over spreading the buttercream icing on the cake while being observed by Jeriel, the soon-to-be famous chef. ;)

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A birthday cake on a birthday cake.

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The birthday cake with all the June babies name on it.

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With 3 + 7 + 14 candles on it; Barnabas, Samantha and Hilda. The other 3 was last minute addition. If I know earlier, there will be 40 candles on the cakes. The age of the oldest birthday baby. :lol:

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And some simple cupcakes for the children. No time for elaborate design. They have already done that earlier. Check it out here.


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7 Responses

  1. In His Time » Blog Archive » The Birthday Cake Says:

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  2. HN Says:

    That’s really fun to involve kids in decorating the cakes :)

  3. chanelwong Says:

    the kids enjoy themselves a lot…

  4. chinnee Says:

    hows oven so ffar?

  5. KittyCat Says:

    Hi…first time here :-) I should let my Hubby see the pic of your Hubby icing the cake – really like an expert! Indian man some more LOL

    My Hubby’s still trying to fry a decent plate of rice for me – haven’t reached passing mark yet!

  6. KittyCat Says:

    Hilda is really good – I like the kooky design on the cake. Different from others :-)

  7. Shooi Says:

    Does the buttercream taste good? I am still looking for a good not too sweet creamy buttercream that is good for decoration & frosting.
    Can share recipe with me?