I had one exciting and busy afternoon in my kitchen yesterday. As you know, baking is my latest obsession. Because I have finally equipped my kitchen with “baker basics” I finally took the plunge, so take a look at my first creation.
Care to see what’s inside this not so appealing to the eye cake?
For a novice baker like me, with no formal education at that, it was not easy. This is just cake #1 as you can see. I am confident it will get better through practice. I caught myself committing some mistakes, one of which is not brushing off some crumbs from the cake before frosting. I followed a recipe, and now I know that I can definitely adjust the amount of sugar on this recipe the next time I make it. It was a tad sweet for our taste. The cake was very moist and it was baked to perfection. And that is why I still got the nod from my critic: the husband.
This creation is no way close to a baker’s cake. It is good to note that my passion is fired up even if I’m not satisfied with the way it looks. Because I spent a great deal of time, after a few hours I just wanted to sit down and surf the net.
So there you go. This is just the first of many “ugly cakes” so to speak. One thing’s for sure though, this cake may not that be very appealing to the eyes, but I can assure you, it appealed to our tummies.