Tuesday, April 3, 2012

So Proud of my Boy

 As I said yesterday, My Mr15 made me very proud last week.  For his Hospitality lesson two weeks ago, they had to bake a sponge cake.  This was quite the achievement in itself as Mr15 definitely isn't into cooking.  About the only thing he makes are 2 minute noodles and toast!!  You may wonder why on earth he is doing Hospitality for one of his subjects this year???  Well he chose it as a last resort in case he didn't get in to his first couple of choices, lol well look at what he ended up with!!  I am very proud to say though that he is doing quite well so far.  I was so blown away by this cake he did, I think for a first time effort it is brilliant.  He baked the sponge all by himself.  The teacher froze them and then last week they did the decorating and this is what he surprised us with when he came home that afternoon!!!
Isn't it pretty??  The cream didn't photograph very well but he actually did piping around the top edge which looked great and the sides were all nice and smooth.  The patchy bits on the photo were where the top of the container accidentally touched when he lifted the lid off it.  He made the chocolate decorations and cut the strawberry so it was spread out (I know there is a more technical term for this but it escapes me at the moment lol).  To say I was amazed at his efforts was an understatement!  The chocolate decorations were all standing up which you can't really see in the pic either and it just looked so beautiful.....it tasted pretty darn good too!!  Yes our diet was cast aside that night as we had to have a small piece of his cake.  The only thing I think it was missing was a little vanilla and caster sugar being added to the cream.  The teacher wouldn't allow them to add anything so it was a little too "creamy" tasting for my liking (I'm not a fan of plain cream except on apple pie lol), but overall it was really nice and he even managed to create a pretty light fluffy sponge!

Ok after talking about fattening things I really should do our diet update.
Day 29 results are:
Hubby lost 200 grams
I lost nothing, but gained nothing either.

This brings our total losses to 6.6kgs and 4.8 respectively.

1 comment:

momto8 said...

oh this looks just fabulous for sure! Hope he has fun in his hospitality class!
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god luck with all the diet stuff too!!