11 Sep 2014

Anwar's Castle Cake/Gâteau Château d'Anwar


I am not a great cake maker but when Kamal and Nassim wanted a castle cake for their little brother Anwar's first Birthday, I had to look for ideas.  I love cakes that have no plastics or any artificial stuff being used as part of decoration i.e. everything is to be eaten without any part of it left :).

Kamal, Nassim and I made this cake from the Cake Decoration Book "No-Time Party Cakes" by Carol Deacon, see the book below.  It was a great help, we just followed the step by step instructions and it was fun.  This cake was a big challenge, it took us a while to put it all together. We baked the round Madeira Cake one day before and the sugar paste decorations (the baby in yellow, sleeping :), green elephant, doors, windows and leaves) were made in advance and were just added the day of the party.  It was fun and a lot of work but well worth the effort.  Happy Birthday Anwar Nowara!  Love you all! Hugs and kisses!
Mama
Mamatkamal


2 Awards:



Thanks QIS of Baking Temptations for including me in your list of Happy 101 Award winners!   Please make sure you check out her lovely blog!

Rules for this Award:

1. Copy the award image into a post.
2. List 10 things that make you happy.
3. Tag ten bloggers who brighten your day.
4. Put in a link to their blogs.
5. Notify the award receivers.
6. Link back to the sender's blog.

Here are my tagged 10 bloggers:

1. Anncoo's Hobby
2.Maison Cupcake of Sarah
3.Blog des petits-fours
4.Farine
5.Thé à la menthe du Maroc
6.Faithy
7.Au plaisir de bien manger par Josée
8.Ô Délices de Tamy
9. Miss Creative Cakes
10.Happy Home Baker

They all  have wonderful recipes.  Please check them out.

I am also honoured to be recognized by Sarah of All Our Fingers in the Pie, one of my favourite blogger. She is fabulous and her blog is absolutely wonderful.  


And I'm passing it to the following very talented bloggers:

1-.QIS of Baking Temptations
2-Saveurs et gourmandises
3.Nina's recipes

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