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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Max’s 6 Month Cake!


My little dude turned six months old yesterday!  We had a little party with our coffee group friends to celebrate.  It was lots of fun and a great excuse to make another fun cake.  When I turned six months old my parents bought a birthday cake and cut it in half to celebrate, subsequently this was done when each of my little sisters turned six months old and was a tradition I thought I’d continue.  I had seen this cake in ‘The Australian Women’s Weekly – Kids Birthday Cakes’ book (which by the way is a must have if you are a Mum!) and had actually made it for my nephew when he turned six months old (five years ago) and thought crescent moon = half moon = half cake = cute nursery shape = PERFECT!  So instead of cutting a cake in half I basically decorated half a cake.  However, I completely forgot to pick up some licorice for the eye and mouth decoration as well as the border that the book suggests using, so I ended up putting together some black icing and piping it on.

Although Max and his friends were a little young for cake the Mum’s enjoyed it on their behalves and I made a batch of banana biscotti for the kids to enjoy which went down a treat (recipe to follow).

6 month Bday

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