Remember when THIS happened? this is what happened next…

Remember when THIS happened??8256417_orig

And THIS had already happened in preparation for that?255882_orig

Well THIS is what happened next!:

7012957_orig

okay, okay, it didn’t QUITE happen just like that…  First, I took some pictures and videos because HELLO, I’m obsessed with my mixer!

9054011

And then I made THIS cake by Smitten Kitchen.   I changed the icing quite a bit to get the consistency I wanted but I didn’t write it down (sorry!)… her recipe is amazing so don’t hesitate to use it!

THIS is me making the icing:

8196131  694416

 

8986679

 

and THIS is me making the layers, putting them together and ending up with a final product!258194 5459073retirement cake

okay one last picture because I love instagram (in case you didn’t already know)retirement cake

Weigh in as the Jury

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s