Wednesday, July 4, 2012


 Today this almost eight year old baked his own birthday cake.

We used butter for the first time ever (will be crossing fingers on Friday for no reaction) 

Because he can't have uncooked dairy #2 stayed out of the way while we baked.

 I promised that we'd make some pavlovas after seeing the kids do it on Junior Master Chef.

The cake turned out very flat.  It's just a family party at home so we don't mind.

The pavlovas were also a bit of a disappointment. Any pavlova pros have tips?

Here's the cake.  He chose the pink princess decorations at the supermarket on Monday and decided he wanted matching pink icing too.  Yummy!  To be honest I would have expected requests for a Star Wars cake... this one was so easy.  We're going to celebrate on Friday with takeaway pizzas and Yogi Bear on DVD.


  1. nanarobyn8:00 PM

    The pavs look good, fill them with fruit and yoghurt that R can have and they'll be yummy.
    Love you ( 1 sleep to go) XOXOXOXO

  2. Anonymous9:16 PM

    Love all the icing and decorations, bet it is yummy to eat. Love nana and poppa xx

  3. Happy Birthday! Yummmm :)

  4. Happy Birthday. Don't you just love how Masterchef is encouraging kids (and their parents) to cook and try making new things. We are a little masterchef mad in this house.

    Hope No 2 eats the cake with no reactions.

  5. Happy birthday Max! Hope you have a great day. Luke had a Ninjago cake for his birthday last week :)

    Megan - Mum is the pavlova queen, she'll be able to help you out :)

    Jaimee xx

  6. Happy birthday! All the best people have birthdays around now, so I hear ;) Cake looks so pretty - well done.

  7. Happy birthday number 1!
    Lovely cake, I can imagine how tasty it was.
    Just caught up on the last 2 months of your blog - wonderful pics! Lotsa love to you all


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