Dark Secret

For The Mr's Birthday I tempted fate and decided to try a new recipe for the cake.


My dark secret is that if ever I try a new cake recipe on the day of the event it is needed for it inevitably falls apart. Otherwise known as Murphy's Law.


Not to be defeated this year I cut the undamaged half of the cake off and put it safely away for snacks ; )
I crumbled some into desert glasses until they were half full then put in a layer of sweetened ( with icing sugar ) raspberries followed by a thicker layer of whipped cream as per the cake instructions. I topped it with  a chunk of cake and another dollop of whipped cream ...


and some finely grated chocolate.
He said it was his best Birthday cake ever : )

10 comments:

  1. Whoops....I've had a few of those disasters myself. My tip, line your tin, even if it says non stick.
    The desert looks great :)

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  2. Great looking dessert. I've had the same sort of disasters, like Lisa I line the tin no matter what the recipe says.

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  3. Well done, good save!

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  4. Shame about the cake falling about, however.. Awesome save! that looks fantastic and classy.

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  5. awww...how sweet....love it...i best it tasted divine..x

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  6. Excellent Recovery Tammy :)
    Looks so Scrumptious!

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  7. See there uou go, from disaster comes victory and i bet if you tried to make that parfait again it wont be as good as this one.
    Happy Birthday to your man.
    xx

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  8. what a great save!! way to go :)

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