Have another slice of birthday cake, Dad.

Thursday - 17 January 2013

An early start and a slightly less sticky morning saw me standing gritty-eyed in the kitchen still trying to get the icing to reach a pipe-able consistency. Butter icing does definitely require cooler temperatures than Cape Town is capable in this heat wave. Eventually, I added milk and got the consistency just good enough, even though the blue colouring was splitting out, and piped the cupcakes as best as I could. Sprinkles and edible glitter hide a multitude of baking sins and were definitely great tools in my arsenal today.

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