The CookWithUs Contest, Food photography: Alternative birthday cake

in #cookwithus9 months ago (edited)

Have a great week, everyone!

Today's post is going to be about another great love of mine... FOOD!


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An alternative birthday cake made with truffles for @trumpman's birthday last month.


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His birthday was on a Monday, on weekdays I don't have much free time, but still I didn't want to buy him a cake. I prefer homemade desserts for my loved ones (when of course I can steal some time to make them). So, once I got home from school I made my truffles as quickly as I could using:

- 2 packets of biscuits
- 1 can of sweetened condense milk
- 3-4 tablespoons of cocoa
- 3/4 cup of butter
- some vanilla
- colorful sprinkles
- 1 packet of wafers


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Balancing the wafers was kind of tricky. I used some praline chocolate spread to help them stick on the plate, but that didn't help much. Perhaps some melted chocolate would make a steadier base, but I didn't have any around the house, so I had to do it with the spread. I only wish I had a big ribbon instead of this lame, blue cord... but you got the picture of what I wanted to make.


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A birthday candle on and the cake is ready!


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What do you think of my alternative birthday dessert?

My birthday boy loved it!


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This was my entry for this week's @cookwithus contest:
Cook with us - changing up a bit

The second week of March will be food photography. This can be a couple of photographs of something that you have made, or something that you have eaten in a restaurant - or at a friend. Only rule is that it needs to be edible. FOOD FOOD FOOD.

So, what are you cooking?

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Thank you so much for your time!

Until my next post,
Steem on and keep smiling, people!



Original content by @ruth-girl - 2020 - All rights reserved
Also shared on my Whaleshares blog

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Hey Ruth - please can you crosspost and link to our @cookwithus on Wls.. We're still trying to get it back on Steemit - but we need sponsors for prizes. Trumpman is a lucky man to have you. Please wish him a Happy Birthday from @pandamama and @offoodandart

Definitely! I will do so in a while @pandamama! :)

Thank you @ruth-girl - you are a star

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