Tuesday, November 04, 2008

The Cake That Took A Day To Make...

19 eggs cracked, 2 hours baked, thrice frosted (almond simple syrup, almond buttercream frosting, Swiss almond meringue piped), then enjoyed by five (Avery slept through the whole ordeal)

Hazel Rae Mangum

(floating monogram)






We made Hazel. (photo by Seth)






...and the gal that is totally worth it

21 comments:

michelle said...

It's beautiful!

Ingrid said...

19 eggs? Wow! What a cake!!!

rebecca said...

Happy Hazel Day! What a party!

Amy said...

The cake looks so delish! Happy birthday to your girl.

Katy said...

Holy Shmoly! Now that's a cake!

bird on the lawn said...

that is the most beautiful cake i have ever laid my eyes upon! happy happy birthday hazel dear!

Michelle said...

What a beautiful cake!

amy m said...

That looks like one fine beautiful cake. How in the world did you mix 19 eggs. That's a challenge in and off itself.

I love her floating monogram. Such a cute idea.

Happy Birthday Hazel.

TX Girl said...

Holy cow Jordan. Very cool. I LOVE the hanging monogram.

Jessica Womble said...

Wow! That cake looked wonderful. Great idea!

The Baker's Goods said...

I want to celebrate my birthday with Hazel at your house next year!

Jeni said...

Was that cake in the MS Baking Handbook? It looks just like the picture!! Good job. How you managed to finish it with three kids at home baffles me:)

Happy Birthday, Hazel Basil!
-Aunt Jeni

me, of course! said...

If that isn't the cake of all cakes... Wow! It sounds divine! My husband is weak in the knees for anything buttercream. I am uber impressed.

P.S. Could we please have the recipe? Pretty please with a cherry on top? :-)

Ann said...

Impressive Jord! Happy bday Hazel!

Sara said...

Two things:

1. You are amazing!

2. My birthday is February 14 and I'd like to place an order.

The Original Mangums said...

Holy Cow (as Seth used to say, remember)!!What a beautiful princess, a beautiful smile! The cake was simply WOW!

Rebecca said...

That is one incredible cake! HBH!M

Kurt Knudsen said...

Hazel is THE QUEEN and the cake looks like it is straight from the castle's patisserie! Great job on the cake AND on Hazel!

aubrey said...

happy birthday to your cutie, hazel. and WHAT an amazing cake you made, jordan. you are one talented {and patient} woman! and love the letters and poufy things hanging from the ceiling!

Amy said...

I am AMAZED by that cake.

Happy Birthday Hazel!

Geo said...

I'm late to this party, but I sure like your photos.