July 10, 2014

A Curious George 2nd Birthday!

Last Saturday we also had another fun birthday cake for little Mason who turned 2. His mom Kristen contacted us and told us that Mason just loves Curious George. Who doesn't love that adorable little monkey.  And in falling with the theme Kristen asked if we could make a banana flavoured cake. With "Best Ever Banana Cake" recipe I found on Food.com submitted by Rhonda "J" a while ago I was ready to go.  And by the way it really is the "BEST" Banana cake ever!

Both tiers are done in the Banana Cake and filled with a cinnamon cream cheese filling. Yum! All fondant covered with bright colours and candy covered chocolate balls surrounding the top tier.

Mason's name topping our cake with added fondant bananas.
Curious George's sweet face is done in fondant. I used a print out of his face the size I wanted it and then used it as a template to cut out the fondant pieces and layering them, with final touches of edible black marker to define features. One face placed in the front of the cake and one in the back.
This cake almost didn't make the birthday party though. Thank God that Kristen contacted me on Friday to tell me what time she'd be picking up the cake on Saturday.  "Saturday???" all correspondence said the 6th of July and Saturday was the 5th. A little flustered but I managed to get it done in time for the party.  Kristen also contacted me to tell me that the cake was delicious and they were very happy with it.
Happy 2nd Birthday Mason!