It was my daughters first birthday last week and we had a little get together for family and friends. In the days leading up we did a bunch of baking and cooking, and of course, the centrepiece of any birthday is the cake.
So here is the walkthrough of Maya's cake - it was my first crack at decorating with Regal Ice, and apart from some mild cracking hiccups and going mad with cake glitter, I reckon it turned out quite well ;)
Smeared with jam and rolled out the Regal ice. If you make any kind of mistake with Regal ice you can dab some water on it and rub out the mistake with your finger. Do it lightly, but the icing wll bind together. Its very forgiving stuff.
I got some cheaty little flowers from Hobbycraft already made. A little dab of water on the back and then stuck all over the cake. Place them out the way you want then before gluing in place.
And now for the alternative, ugliest but lovely tasting birthday cake -