Yesterday was my dads birthday and also my folks 20th anniversary. I spent all weekend making this cake, and I think the results were smashing. Read more after the jump.
I really love to cook and I love to bake doubly so. My parents love to eat. So I figured I'd give them a wonderful meal at my exclusive restaurant , Chez Claire (aka my kitchen).
Dinner was: A marinated shell steak, a garlic mashed potato, and fresh creamed spinach.
The Cake: This was my first time making a fondant cake--actually it was my first time making a cake from scratch and it went really well! I used to be an out of the box person, but never again. This cake was a two day affair, because I had to prepare the marshmallow fondant ahead of time and decorating is really time consuming. But I loved the whole process, so plan to see another one of these babies pretty soon.
Also: it's a red velvet cake with cream cheese butter cream frosting.
The opinions expressed on the BUST blog are those of the authors themselves and do not necessarily reflect the position of BUST Magazine or its staff.