Faitmain – Faitcoeur

Handmade - Heartmade

Done with my hands, from the bottom of my heart


34 posts for "Birthday"

Feb

2016

BN birthday cake


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In France, for snack time, children often eats “BN biscuits” and the small “mini BN“. It has the same size as an Oreo.
Even if my daughter is quite old (19), I found funny to make such a birthday cake.

As usual, a cake queen of Sheba and homemade marzipan.

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Feb

2015

Chinese dragon cake


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For her latest decorated cake my daughter had frustrated me “I want something simple.

This year she competed in her brother challenges:
I know you’re very strong (flattery) so I increase the level of the challenge : I want a dragon (ok)… Chinese (oh)… in 3D (gosh :shock: ). But I’m sure you will succeed. (flattery again !!)

I should mention that this year my daughter is 18 years old!
30 friends in a rented room, I must cook 2 Queens of Sheba.

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Nov

2011

Handmade heartmade by my “mice”


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Exactly one year ago, I went to Paris with my daughter (my “mice”) to see the “Mamma mia” show.

By herself, she made a cake to celebrate this wonderful evening.

Thank you my darling, it was a special day between you and me… and the cake was very nice and delicious.

Jan

2011

Rubik’s cube cake


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Looking at these pictures makes me furious.
All the same, I show you this cake made for my daughter’s birthday (she loves this devilish cube).

For the first time I made marshmallow fondant :
Good : texture is pleasant and food colororing is more homogeneous than in the almond paste.
Bad : needs to be warmed to become smooth but it also becomes sticky ! and if you add too much icing sugar it becomes stiff…

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Jul

2010

Flip-Flop cake


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At the end of the year, the swimming club of my daughter is doing a picnic.

I had already made a swimming pool cake so I thought “Holiday”.

I didn’t saw when they cut the cake, but it was a multicolored marble cake.
You can see the soles HERE.

Some green and orange homemade marzipan, smarties and melted chocolate.
Strips are made with bristol.

Jan

2010

Swimming pool cake


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As usual, homemade marzipan.
The cake is hollowed (1″) out in the middle.
Branded marzipan for the stone floor.
Melt chocolate spread onto starting blocks.
marzipan strips for the lanes.
For water, gummi Smurf candies : melt them in microwave oven (cut the red and yellow caps).

Jun

2009

Golfer teddy cake


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For a friend who loves golf and teddy bears.
Guess what ? …… almond paste of course !
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The marzipan teddy is coloured with powder chocolate.
I rolled golf balls marzipan in icing sugar.

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