To start off, my name is Mendy! I have been making cakes for about two years semi-seriously. I work full time and do this as a hobby that has paid pretty well.
Now for the cake! My 22 year old son was being thrown a surprise birthday party by his girlfriend. She asked me to make the cake…”of course I will” I said. It’ll be easy I said. So, I started off by planning a disc golf cake because that’s really the only thing he’s interested in besides his girlfriend(haha).
I had just received a new airbrush and thought I would use it on the sides of his cake to make a sunrise/sunset (you know, because they get up at the butt crack of dawn or stay out until sunset!
Meanwhile my husband is making the disc golf net out of jewellery chain and who knows what else, I just said that it had to be really clean. I get the airbrush out and start my sun first, and it all went to crap! I started out with white icing of course, so I thought maybe I could use a paper towel to maybe dab it and have it look a little faded…nope! So I took a spatula and started to try to take off the outer layer of icing so that I could start over, but while I was in the middle of mushing it all together.
My youngest son (19) walks in and says “that’s really cool mom! Is that tie dye?” I said…”yeah, do you like it?” (I couldn’t stop laughing to myself after that and told him the true story) obviously we left it like that and everyone thought that’s what it was supposed to be.
Every time I make a cake for my immediate family. Something goes terribly wrong! After spending so much time on the airbrush mishap the rest of it was a piece of cake (haha pun intended) I finished the cake up with making the discs and disc bag out of fondant and painting on his favorite brand on the bag.
It’s amazing to me that such a simple cake can be so hard for me, but the Impossible ones are easier. Or maybe it’s that there is a lot more room for improvising haha. As you can see by the picture, my husband did an amazing job on the Disc golf net! (He made me say that) (jk in case he reads this) and everyone loved the cake, especially my son!
Thank you for reading this, I hope I made you smile at least!