The point, my fellow cake lovers, is that today is an excellent day to consider taking up a new hobby.
I'm talking, of course, about miniature railroad building.
Or, failing that, I suppose you could try cake decorating:
Now, I know what you're thinking. "John," you're thinking - although you're mistaken, because this is actually Jen typing - "John, how can I, a mere mortal, achieve the unspeakable grace and beauty displayed on this delectable-looking delight?"
(Admit it: that's what you were thinking, wasn't it? Dang, I'm good.)
Well, have no fear! When it comes to cake decorating, there's really nothing to it.
What, you don't believe me? Bwa. Aha. Hah. [<-- cheerful chortling] Perhaps some illustrations of paid-for, professional examples might help?
First, the basics. All you need is 1) some icing, and 2) a large plastic toy.
As an added bonus: no piping needed! Just spray on some random patterns, and you'll have a cakey creation to rival any "professional" in no time!
Of course, if you really want to break out the piping bags, don't feel like a recognizable pattern is necessary:
(Also, changing tips is for sissies. Just sayin'.)
Dare to dream big.
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