Friday, April 24, 2009


This week I had fun making a golf-themed cake for my husband's step-brother. His mother requested the cake to go with a little salt-and-pepper set that she had found (the little guy with his clubs). The cake is almond poppy seed with raspberry filling. I made my own piping gel for the water. If you want to try making your own piping gel, here is the recipe:

Piping Gel

2 Envelopes (2TBSP) unflavored gelatin
2 TBSP cold water
2 c. light corn syrup

Sprinkle the gelatin over the water in a small saucepan and let set for about 5 minutes. Heat on low until the gelatin has become clear and dissolved. DO NOT BOIL! Add the corn syrup and heat thoroughly. Cool and store, refrigerated for up to 2 months.