Thursday, December 25, 2008
I'm not sure I'll ever do this again, but it sure looked cool.
a "hot milk sponge cake" from Joy baked in a jelly roll pan
a rock from the yard
a pine branch with pinecones that I found in the street
The meringue mushrooms got gooey pretty quickly in the humidity.
These shots make it look a little campy, but indoors, in person, it looked quite pretty and log-like.
It tasted merely okay -- the cake was a little bland, and the Kahlua buttercream not quite perfect. The lemon meringue pie I also made for Christmas Eve dinner was much tastier.