Plants vs Zombies: Birthday Cake

My little man’s party has come and gone, so it’s time to share some photos of the birthday cake! I baked two boxes of chocolate cake mix (bad Mummy…I’m still searching for that perfect recipe!) in square tins. After levelling off their tops, I sandwiched them together using the chocolate frosting that came in the box, then covered them with home made green buttercream icing.

Read more…

Plants vs Zombies: Fondant Toppers

It was after quite a bit of procrastination (that’s not like me at all 😉 ) that I finally got started on the fondant toppers for the Plants vs Zombies birthday cake. The plants were fun and fairly simple to make, but I only did the zombies head in the end. I get a bit nervous tackling human figures (even if they are undead!).

Read more…

For the love of zombies!

Only a few more days to go until our Plants vs Zombies party. I’ve been busy catching up on preparations, having fallen way behind over the school holidays. You’d think I would have learned from last year and started earlier!

Read more…

Brain cupcakes

At our school parents often send in cupcakes or some other treat on their child’s birthday to share in the class. So yesterday I asked my little man what sort of cupcake he’d like. “Mummy I want brain cupcakes to take to school on my birthday”.

Cool, I like a challenge, and that goes nicely with our zombie theme, so I found some photos on Pinterest and made these little beauties. I didn’t do the oozy filling that the originals have, instead I spread a layer of raspberry jam on top of the vanilla cupcakes to add a bit of yuck factor.

Read more..