Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Crumb Coat Cakes: Hello Kitty!


Hello Kitty Cake

Every year my husband requests pie instead of cake for his birthday. So this year, like her daddy, my 5 year old wanted a birthday pie (pumpkin to be exact) instead of a birthday cake. Yep, same kid that wanted cheese and crackers instead of cupcakes (re: Marshmallow Pops post). So you're probably wondering why there's a picture of a Hello Kitty Cake above, right? Well, she got her pumpkin pie...but after getting a guilt trip from my hubby (the pie man himself), I made her a cake. 

I know my last two posts make me out to be some kind of cake bully, but I'm not. Really, I'm not! After the whole cupcakes vs. crackers incident, I was more than happy to leave well enough alone. Pumpkin pie sounded good to me! Until..."Wow!? I can't believe you're not making her a cake?" 

With the help of a Hello Kitty cake pan, some leftover fondant, and Sylvia Weinstock's vanilla cake recipe I got it done.  

I'm glad I did, and so was she!

Enjoy!



3 comments:

  1. Beautiful cake! Don't ya just LOVE it when hubs gives their two cents and lays on the guilt?!

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  2. Gorgeous guilt cake! Bet the pumpkin pie was good too!

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  3. Can u make me one hello kitty cake in my bday? How much?

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