Monday, August 10, 2009

Eye Caramba!

Eyeball Birthday Cake
Red Velvet cake with Cream Cheese frosting

When asked to make an eye cake for a local optometrist, we didn't even flinch. "Of course! Eye'd love to," I responded, thinking I was very clever. I laughed, that is, until Sydney reminded me of something: eyes are spherical, not cake-ical.

In the end, we made a charmingly spherical eye cake with a gorgeous hazel iris. We made an eye chart for good measure. We also came up with a delicious red velvet recipe which translates very well into little, red cupcakes. (Can you believe that I'm from the South and didn't even know if I liked red velvet cake until this project? As it turns out, eye do.)

SEE you later!

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