CP#1 wanted a Hello Kitty themed party for her fifth birthday. To help create a memorable cake, MP enlisted Cathy Ducey, baker and owner of Mom Made It! in Scarborough. Cathy, who makes everything from scratch in her home kitchen, was kind enough to let MP bring some gluten-free ingredients to make CP #1 a rich, chocolate layer cake.
MP was immediately impressed by Cathy’s baking style. Seriously, the woman could rival Martha in the kitchen. So neat! So exact! And she was kind enough to share a few smart baking tips, too. Did you know a cake is done when it starts to separate from the pan?
During MP’s visit, Cathy offered some of her signature cake balls (think your favorite truffle with cake at the center). These lovely confections are dangerously addictive.
But back to the birthday cake, Cathy outdid herself! She frosted the cake in Italian buttercream and decorated it with blue fondant flowers. And of course. Hello Kitty was the star of the show:
Learn more about My Mom Made It! homemade cakes and baked goods on Facebook or call Cathy Ducey: 207.839.3122.