Tuesday, March 18, 2008

That's One Sexy Cake

This past weekend, I got the wild idea to decorate a cake for my dear friend Becky's bachelorette party. Please, keep in mind I've never really decorated a cake before. But, hey! why not? That's what this blog is all about, trial and error. And why not make a cake look like a bustiere, after all a lingerie shower was involved! Nothing in this cake is from scratch, I mean nothing. And I'm not ashamed to admit it. This was a last minute effort!

For this project, I used:
- Box cake mix prepared in a 9x13 pan
- Pink vanilla frosting
- Cream cheese frosting
- Sparkly pink sprinkles
- That white gel decorating stuff.

Here's what I got:
I started by drawing a template out on an 8x11 piece of paper, basically just showing me where to cut her sexy curves...so they weren't lopsided. Don't mind her tan. She REALLY liked it in the oven. So much so, she wanted to stay in longer than she should have! I let her. I'm nice like that. Then I started to frost her...

and frost her..... for what seemed like forever...

Don't forget to eat the cake you cut out dipped in extra frosting...duh!

Then I began to outline the design of the lingerie in white.....

And pumped up this fashionable lil' thing with some pink sparkles.....

Then her tan went away with the help of some cream cheese frosting! She also got a little lace-up action added....and she's done!
What I learned:
- Making frosting look nice is near impossible
- Showing up to a party with a lingerie cake is a total blast!!!
- I'll keep trying with this cake decorating thing, it's kind of fun. However, I think I need a class!
Thanks for stopping by!


Laurie said...

That is the cutest thing EVER!!!!

Kara said...

Thank You!!! I'm not really sure that it tasted all that great...oh well!


That's awesome!

Hearts and Crafts said...

I love that idea! I want to try it now too!

I love your blog!

Kara said...

THank you hearts and crafts!!! I love your pink room!!!

A Little McD said...

kara...i just discovered your blog and it's awesome! I love the cake...very impressive! also, i don't know if you ever found a cake decorating class, but hobby lobby offers them!


Anonymous said...

If you want to take classes, i totally recommend the Wilton classes offered at Michael's...I loved them and you learn a lot about cake decorating...

They even tell you how to make your frosting look good!