Birthday number cake

Today, my big one turns six. It feels like she was a baby yesterday. I still remember holding her in my arms for the first time. She was so tiny and totally dependent on me. Now, she’s a big girl, who can cook risotto with a little help and ride the bus all by herself. Who can write letters and tie her shoelaces. Who is about to finish Kindergarten and heading for a new chapter in her life. In my heart, she will always be my baby, though. Grattis på födelsedagen älskade barn! Jag tycker så mycket om dig att jag nästan spricker 💕

Pastry: For the pastry, I used two batches of the plain version of my pâte sablée – one batch for each layer. I freestyle formed the pastry dough into two sixes about 1.5 cm thick. The oven time amounted to 15 minutes in 200°C.

Filling: Melt 300 g white chocolate and mix it with 400 g cream cheese and 100 g icing sugar. Whip 400 ml heavy cream and gently fold it into the cream cheese mixture. Allow to set and, with a piping bag, pipe out half of the filling on one of the completely cooled pastry layers. Place the second layer on top and continue the procedure.

Topping: I dipped roasted almonds and melted white chocolate and sprinkled them with freeze dried raspberry powder. I topped the cake with these almonds and Lindor balls along with fresh cherries, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries as well as roses, daisies, scarlet beebalm, mallow and geranium.

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. TMH says:

    Prettiest bday cake ever!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Mums! says:

    That’s so nice of you! Thank you 😊🙏🏻

    Like

  3. vyvienn says:

    What a gorgeous cake! Is she excited to start school soon?

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Mums! says:

    Thank you so much, dear 🙏🏻 She’s very excited, indeed. It’s a big step for her 😊

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