Friday, 10 February 2012

Teatime Treats gets all Romantic

Blog posts have been thin on the ground this month, as February is also Thing-A-Day month. Last year I cut a Kirigami heart each day. This year I'm making something handmade each day to be sold at a charity craft fair on the 9th March. So there is a lot of making going on! And each day there is a mini Thing-A-Day blog post, which means that time and energy for real blog posts are very low!

But, enough excuses and onto the cake!



I finished this cake last night and today it was a prize at my work for a fundraising quiz.



I used the same recipes I have previously posted for lemon and almond cake with white chocolate icing, and the icing technique I learned from this tutorial by i am baker.



I was much admired and photographed in the office and left a fair few folk sorely disappointed when the competition results were announced!



Anyway, I thought it would be perfect to enter into February Tea Time Treats - an monthly blogging event hosted by Karen at Lavender and Lovage, and Kate at What Kate Baked. This month it was Kate's turn, and the theme was Romance. If a whole cake-full of swirly white chocolate buttercream roses doesn't scream romance, the I don't know what does!


5 comments:

  1. Oh wow. The icing is truly remarkable and so adorably romantic. I'd never have the patience or steady hand for this kind of thing. Amazing!

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  2. How beautiful is that - I particularly love the 3 pink roses amongst all the white.

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  3. Aw - thanks guys! It was lots of fun to make :o)

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  4. Swirl cakes make my knees go weak; they are so beautiful!

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