Sunday, February 5, 2012

The Budding Pastry Chef

Hi treasure hunters near and far. Boy it been a busy week, with the kids starting their new school year, and me finally heading back to work. It feels like ages since I posted.

Last weekend our local Show was on, and India and I decided that we should actually enter something this year. Maybe we were inspired by Kirstie's Handmade Britain, but we thought we would bite the bullet as we are always going to, so this year we did!

India entered the decorated cake section for her age, which could not be a packet cake, nor could it incorporate plastic decorations. It was the first time that she was made a cake all on her own, from start to finish. It even came out of the pan better than mine, as mine usually stick.

She decided to make a Lalaloopsy (or Bitty Buttons) face, although I think the judges just thought it was a dead face...as they had a good laugh apparently. She was super chuffed to see that she has won First place the next morning of the show.

I also entered a few photos and won a Highly Commended for my bumble bee that I shot in England, you can see it here.

Here are a few shots of India's winning cake. Thanks for visiting! Enjoy your week and I'll catch up with you all soon!















19 comments:

Kimmie said...

Wow congratulations!

What a super cute cake and a super cute cake creator :]

Wouldn't mind a Bitty Buttons cake for my birthday this year! Does Miss India take orders? ;]


Hugs

Kimmie
x

Bella said...

The cake brought a smile to my face too - it is what I imagine a teenager would call 'cool'. I am not a teenager so will say it has charm.

Yes, that is indeed a good shot of a bumble bee. I think they are capable of stinging but don't believe they have ever had the mind to try. They are solitary little creatures and are not as feisty as their waspy cousins.

Miss Simmonds Says said...

oooh well done, I love icing, it's my favourite food in the world!

Vintage Sweetheart said...

India definitely deserved to be the winner it's so cute!! I made cupcakes from scratch today they're delish. xx

Hello Vintage said...

Great pic and well done to you! Congrats to India for winning with her gorgeous cake.

NessaKnits said...

Darn, dash, kicking self. I nearly came to the Bungendore Show .. I had free tickets. Kicks self again, hard. Come to the Gunning Show which is on Sunday, 19th of February .... we would love to see some more of your daughter's cakes and we have packet jobs! http://www.gunningshow.com.au/

vintage mum said...

Congratulations India and Mum of course.
Not sure who Bitty Buttons is but she has a lovely smile.
Cate x

Kylie said...

Awww India your cake is awesome! No wonder the judges awarded you first place! You are a clever cookie (get it? ha-ha!)

Favourite Vintage Finds said...

A well deserved first place! The cake looks wonderful! Congratulations India! xo

the old boathouse said...

Wow that is just so fantastic, not surprised though it looks totally amazing! I was wondering what you had been up to.xxxx

Scarlett said...

Wow what a fabulous cake - a very worthy winner! Scarlett x

vintageandart said...

That's awesome...congrats to India she did a fantastic job...did you get to eat the cake in the end or did the judges need to taste it A LOT l wonder. Love your bumble bee pic Tam a well deserved first to you both.

polkadotpeticoat said...

Oh what a sweetheart and a master baker.....a well deserved first place indeed.......so cute!

Shabby Vintage Junk said...

Oh Tam little India looks ADORABLE & her cake deserved a FIRST....I would have LOVED a piece or three....Tell her from me her frosting looked DELICIOUS....!!

Your bumble bee & owl pics were STUNNING....!!!!!

Hope you're all having a BRILLIANT week....!!!!!

Cheers for now,
Tamarah :o)

This Horsey Life said...

Congratulations to India on first prize, bet the cake tasted good too and of course congrats to you as well.

annemineli said...

Merhabalarrrr...Çok hoşlarrrr.sevgilerrr...

Petals and Vintage said...

There are some pretty talented people in your home. Congratulations to you both. xx

Vintage Jane said...

Somehow I missed this when you posted it. Say a big congrats to India for her fabulous cake. Brightened up my lunch hour ... wish I could taste it too! M x

simmone said...

Seems I missed this post as well, job well done India,looks very cute.