I have a few finishes, sewing and otherwise, to post in the next few days. In the meantime: Cake!

The Boy wanted a Minecraft-themed birthday, so I made a cake that looked (sort of) like a grass block. It was chocolate, with crushed Oreos mixed into chocolate frosting to look like dirt and green spiky piped frosting for grass. Plus a Steve figure, of course.

Minecraft grass block cakeMiss R wanted a Powerpuff Girls birthday. Bubbles, Blossom, and Buttercup were duly ordered off ebay and I made a simple cake with colored sugar streaks in the PPG signature colors. Secret bonus: colored sprinkles in the frosting between the layers!

PowerPuff Girls cakeSo that’s the latest cake update for a while. We’re entering pie season, after all. Anyone see any rhubarb in the stores yet? I think it’s a little slow to arrive in the northeast…..