Friday, March 2, 2012

Birthday Cakes.

I have been given the responsibilty of providing a cake for my dad's 60th birthday on Saturday.

Due to "life" and being busy I haven't really given much thought to what I am going to make.
Since we will be driving 2 and a bit hours to get there, I think it has to be something simple and easily transportable.

I think I am leaning towards this at the moment.


(obviously 6 & 0!)As dad is a mad St George footy fan I'm thinking a red and white theme. Jaffa's maybe or raspberries?


I'm thinking chocolate cake inside and who doesn't love Smarties?

Some other favourites I like are:




Although in reality I will probably just make a couple of rectangular sponge cakes, pop them together with icing and just write Happy Birthday on top.

I will be sure to take a photo of whatever I decide on!

What is your favourite cake flavour? Chocolate, Vanilla etc?

Simone xx

all image sources can be found on my pinterest board.

8 comments:

  1. I always am in charged of the cake too, we usually just make something small as usually the party is tiny,
    I really like the first one, maybe put chocolate or just use fondant.

    I love a good sponge vanilla cake with a nice coffee too.
    x

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  2. I'm saving up that smarty idea, my girl would LOVE it!
    Best of luck, I'm sure that no matter what you make it will be delicious!

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  3. Good luck with the cake making I'm sure your Dad will love it whatever it looks like when he knows you made it for him :)

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  4. I LOVE that 2-0 cake, but it would take ages to put all the little Smarties or Raspberries or Jaffa lollies onto the 6-0 in such a neat pattern.
    I'm sure whatever cake you decide on will be lovely.
    Good luck!

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  5. Mmm.
    You are one talented woman (in my book) - to even be able to contemplate those!
    Happy baking!
    :-) xx

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  6. How exciting! Love a good birthday cake... and love baking a cake too, especially for loved ones.
    Can't wait to see a pic, hope it was a lovely party for your Dad xo

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  7. I saw your number cake on Instagramed and it was great. I love the giant Tim Tam cake too.

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  8. A 60 cake would be perfect, there are only so many 'big deal' birthdays a number would be suitable for. That giant tim tam cake looks amazing though...


    x

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