You would think that, once you master the technique, writing on cakes wouldn’t be too terribly difficult. . . but there is significant evidence to the contrary.
I have done my fair share of chuckling at the cake wrecks that are posted online. I think the unintentional ones are my favorite.
But, yesterday, when I went to get some cake for my little brother’s graduation pic-nic, was the first time I’ve ever experienced the pit-falls of professional cake decoration first-hand!
The first cake wasn’t so bad. . .
. . . but the second was a little less fortunate. What did I ask for? I asked if it could read:
“Hooray! You did it!”
What did I get?
Yup, that’s right. Ho-Yay.
Really: Look closer!
Well, suffice it to say, my brother was thrilled with the message! This is him making his best “Ho-YAY” face before digging in:
And with that, my brother, the baby of the family, finished college and set off for bigger and better things (ahem: he’s getting married in 1 week!). I’m so proud of him!