i’m always up for a good challenge- especially when baking is involved.
last thursday, at work,
i had to stand up & introduce myself to the whole company.
“state your name, where you’re from, a couple of your interests &/or maybe a few things that you like to do outside of the office,” i was instructed prior to my time-slot.
& when the time arrived, i began,
“Hi, I’m Brooke, I grew up around here, I got my Master’s at K-State, I watch Bold & the Beautiful everyday, & I’m a Wilton certified cake decorator.“
i tried to keep it simple, but just like that, a little challenge was born.
before i had a chance to sit down,
one of my most endearing co-workers approached me & kindly demanded, “Brooksby, Monday morning, bring me in a badass cake!”
“seriously?” i questioned.
“yea, let’s see those skills,” he said.
so, on Sunday afternoon,
i found myself in the kitchen,
with flour all over my face,
going to town,
just like Betty Crocker.
the not-so-professional picture above was the final product.
a double layer vanilla cake separated by raspberry filling,
covered in homemade vanilla buttercream frosting.
i was pretty pleased with the end result,
& turns out, so was he.
don’t threaten me with icing tips, sugar, & a good time!