Thursday, March 13, 2014

Una Torta Per Franca… A Cake For Franca…

Franca is never in America on her birthday,  so we don't  get to celebrate it with her.  I thought that I would surprise her with a Birthday Cake,  even though her Birthday is in November.  She and Mimmo were spending the day with Paul and Edy,  so I had the time to make the cake without her knowing.  We met at Anna and Nicola's for dinner and surprised her with a little celebration in her honor…  The cake was an Amaretto cake,  filled with Vanilla Pastry Cream,  a little Apricot Jam,  and finely chopped Candied Walnuts… the outside was Fondant , with a flower design which I hand painted with food colors.













7 comments:

  1. Another stunning creation Mary... it is so pretty and I am sure it tasted just wonderful too... such a beautiful photo of the two of you... wishing you a blissful day... xoxo Julie Marie PS I love your gorgeous kitchen too...

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  2. È bellissima! Le tue creazioni sono sempre così diverse le une dalle altre che non so decidere qual'è la mia preferita.
    Ti posso chiedere se ti manca l'Italia?
    Un abbraccio.
    Fiore

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  3. That is so artistic, Mary. You did a great job with the flower design.

    I am in love with that tea cup and saucer. What a beauty. I really wish you'd open a cake store, and I'd be the first one in line. What a lovely picture of you and Franca.

    love,
    ~Sheri

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  4. Your cakes are gorgeous!
    Impressionist sugar sweet!
    withLove

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  5. Amei conhecer o seu blog,achei maravilhoso.Visite-me:http://algodaotaodoce.blogspot.com.br/
    Siga-me e pegue o meu selinho!!!

    Obrigada.

    Beijos Marie.

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  6. This cake is beautiful. I've never described a cake as breathtaking before but this one truly made me gasp!

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