If a little time-traveling fairy visited me in my younger days to tell me that in the future I would have three children and would willingly spend a whole day baking and decorating cakes their birthdays I would have laughed at the fairy then I would ask it to give me some lotto numbers. Except I wouldn’t because I don’t believe that fairies can time travel.
But it this case the hypothetical fairy would have been right. It started with the train cake that I made when my eldest child turned two.
I know right …? That was the second cake I’d decorated in my life.
Here is the first … less ambitious, but not a bad effort for a first-timer.
And when my second-born turned one I couldn’t repeat the Number 1 cake, so I opted for the delicious (and pretty simple) Kit-Kat Cake – with M&Ms on top! Yummo!
And then, my son turned 3! I was sure I’d peaked too early with the train cake so I wasn’t too worried about what the next cake would be like. I asked him what cake he wanted and he took less than a second to request “A ROCKET SHIP CAKE!”.
So here it is too …
My most recent effort was this unicorn cake for my now-6YO!
So surprised was I by the end result I posted the pictures on the Bub Hub forum and Bub Hub Facebook page. And then heaps of very talented Bub Hub members shared their children’s birthday cake masterpieces as well.
Check them out here: