Tag Archives: 5th birthday party

Nicely Dense Pound Cake for Decorating

Last weekend I made cake and cupcakes for my son’s birthday.  I needed cake and cupcakes that were dense enough to be trimmed into shape, and tried a few different recipes.  This one from last week was very tasty, but too crumbly for this purpose.  So I tried another, and it worked out well! Although […]

Technique: Make Marshmallow Fondant

My son’s 5th birthday was this past weekend, and this is the first in a series of posts with some how-to’s from his birthday brunch!  I baked his birthday cake (Perry the Platypus from Phineas and Ferb) and also Clone Wars clonetrooper cupcakes.  For both of these, I used marshmallow fondant.  (Tutorials: Clone Wars Cupcakes […]