Emma’s birthday was last month, and each year we try to give her an “experience” for her birthday, so this year, I got her an “internship” at Eat Cake in Milwaukee.
Emma’s been interested in baking for quite some time, and for my birthday back in June she made me an awesome hamburger cake. She also loves The Ace of Cakes, so I figured since I knew Milwaukee’s best cake decorator, I’d pull a few strings and get her a one-day internship.
I’ve know Debbie Pagel (the owner of Eat Cake) since grade school, and she was more than happy to have Emma come in and spend a day with her seeing how it’s done. Debbie prepared two cakes ahead of time so they could just focus on the decorating. Emma learned about the tools, the techniques, and got to see one of the biggest mixers ever made!
Here’s the cakes she decorated… the top one is nice and decorative and has some beautiful looking ribbons, and the bottom one is a zombie busting out of the ground.
I’d like to say a big THANKS to Debbie for doing this, and while you’re at it, stop by Facebook and ‘Like’ Eat Cake Milwaukee. (Debbie also did this awesome Oxford English Dictionary cake for me a few years back.)