Never show weakness

Over the weekend we attended a department party for a faculty member who was moving on (to another university). Being the cake decorator that I am, a cake in the form of a suitcase was offered for the festivities.Although the suitcase was a simple rectangular shape, nothing was working out for me. The fondant was dry and very stiff and by the time I had it coloured and rolled out it was already cracking. It took me about three tries to cover that darn cake and as I held back frustrated tears (but not the four letter words) I was determined to not let the cake win. Don't let the cake see you cry, my husband tells me. And cry I didn't. I completed it and off we went to the party where I was happy with how the cake turned out but also happy to see that knife plunging into it. Sweet revenge.

7 comments:

Balkan Style Bloggers said...

Don't let the cake see you cry. Love it. I always picture the two of you rolling around on the floor laughing between throwing out dry quips with nary a smile. Stop having such a good time without me!N

c.Rachel said...

"There's no crying in..." baking!
Love that line from "A League of Their Own."

Love your cake design!

Katherine said...

Oh man, that cracks me up! Sweet revenge! Ha!

Amazing cake, by the way, even if it was troublesome.

Margaret said...
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Amanda said...

What a superb cake - it looks too good to eat (well almost ;))

~RaenWa~ said...

Wow that came out great you are a wonderful decorator. Did you take classes or are you just natually good at decorating

knitty_kat said...

Nice!