Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Lazy Lunch and Flower Cake

So, it's a lot harder to force myself to make bento in the summer when I don't have to. Confession : We've been eating easy mac for lunch. Kidlet makes it :P I make the salad. So by school year standards this is a lazy lunch for me. But, by summer standards it's amazing :P


Packed in one of our Easy Lunch Boxes   Kidlet has a Boca Chick'n patty on a sandwich thin, carrots with container of dressing, and a checkered apple that fell over. On the side are cheesy veggies and yogurt with granola on top.

I finished my 2nd cake class of the summer and we decorated our final cake tonight. I've really been having a lot of fun in this class. We learned to make a lot of different royal icing flowers this time.


My finished cake! I am really happy with the way it turned out. I chose not to do the basketweave because I had a hard time not sticking my hand in it when we practiced. I opted for a swoopy bottom decor instead.


The inside of this cake is chocolate with and oreo filling. The neighbor kids approved!


8 comments:

  1. Your cake looks great! I really like the colors your chose.

    Nice summer bento! This summer I've been making a lot of soups for lunch for the girls. They are ready for school to start next week so they can get back to having bento every day. :)

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  2. O.M.G. If I made cakes like that I would quit with bento and make cakes full time!! Not kidding!!

    But I know what you mean about "summer lazy" -- I can count on one hand the number of times I've actually cooked food for summer bento..yikes. Anyway. Summer's all about more time for play!

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  3. So happy to see bentos from you again!!!

    Love the cake too, that is simply amazing.

    Thanks for linking up again too! :o)

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  4. Boca patty? Give that poor kid some meat :-)

    How do you make the checkered apples?

    I"m going to give the cheesey veggies a try as it might be a way to get my little girl to eat broccoli, without dipping it in chocolate

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  5. He likes Boca patties :) And is a vegetarian by personal choice.

    The checkered apple is easy to make and I have a tutorial here:

    http://bentoforkidlet.blogspot.com/search/label/How%20To%3A%20Checkered%20Apple

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  6. I just happened upon your blog. I love the cuteness of the bento. I'm your newest follower.

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  7. Whoa! Nice cake! Question: Whats the recipe for the filling on the cake? It looks delicious!

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