Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Happy Birthday Bumble Bee!

Happy first birthday to my sweet Leland boy.

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Crys said...

Just browsing thru and found your blog. The cake is beautiful! What are the bees made of? Super cool!

Alissa said...

Thanks! The bees are made of Marzipan smooshed up with a little saffron to make it yellow. Then I used the chocolate glaze to make stripes and eyes and pressed in almond slices for wings. The idea comes from Nigella Lawson's Feast cookbook- highly recommend it :D

Crys said...

That is too adorable. I would have never thought about using almond slices for wings. Very clever. Thanks for sharing! I'll check out Nigella's book.

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