Saturday, January 9, 2016

Easy, Frugal, Candy - Decorated 13th Birthday Cake!

In my last post, a scrapbook of our holiday season,
I received a couple of questions about the featured birthday cake 
Soooooo, I thought I'd put together a quick post to share how easy --- 
and fun---it is to make! 
I'm no superstar in the kitchen, but I do love to bake cakes for 
my favorite people. So here goes!

Pictured here, the super simple steps are below:

Simply bake your favorite cake recipe in two 8 inch round pans and then find
the number stencil for your birthday girl or boy's age.

My son asked for a chocolate on chocolate cake; so that's what we went with!
Then, carefully cut around the paper......... reveal the age-in-cake ( ! ) 

The birthday boy awoke way before I finished and 
wanted a hand in decorating his own cake .....

Once cut, frost and decorate with the preferred candy of the birthday boy ( girl) .
My son loves him some skittles.
Frankly, I'm an m and m person.......!
 But, either way, it looked quite festive and colorful!

By the way, here's last year's candy shop cake a-n-d-
if you are indeed on a search for the perfect birthday cake, no need to go to pinterest.
Just check out my friend Tracy's blog for all her cake favorites.
You know a blog titled a Slice of Smith Life will feature remarkable desserts
for all occasions, don't you?!!

Thanks for topping by friends...
I'll be back shortly with the full scoop on our Avatar the Last Airbender
 birthday party  held a few weeks ago for my new teen.
though if you're party searching and want to stop over! 

I'm delighted to share this post at the 
Please click over and peruse some wonderfully creative and
inexpensive lifestyle and faith links!

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  1. Awesome cake and decorating guys! I love the colorful and festive cake! Happy Teen birthday again and thank you for the link love to my cake page! :) You're super supportive! Thank you!

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    1. Tamar~~

      Thanks so much.....thanks for stopping by as well!

  3. Aww this is a great cake, I never though of doing the number like this!! So creative :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays

    1. Well thank YOU Claire, for stopping by, you busy lady!!

      God bless!

  4. That cake is super cute I think I might make one like that for our twins! Thanks for stopping by Frugal Friday! Blessings!

  5. Awesome cake! I'm not a baker but my soon-to-be 9yo is. I wouldn't have even thought of using a template to make the numbers. I would have thought you needed a By the way, I'm also an M&M girl.

  6. So cute and I love that he is cutting the cake. Thanks for linking up on Classical Homemaking.

  7. Hello Chris, what a cute cake. Clever idea with the template and the skittles make the cake pop! Did you know about our latest link party on Sundays?


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