Well I must first apologise for not blogging for a while. I have been busy putting on a special party for my wee man who turned 1. He had an under the sea party. I think he enjoyed himself!
On that note I present... the cake!
The top tier was my normal rich chocolate cake that I have used for most of the birthday cakes I have made so far. The bottom tier is made with a white cake mix I purchased from kiwicakes. It's a special cake mix that contains no butter or egg yolks, so it is much whiter than the usual vanilla cake you see. For a cake mix I was quite pleased with it. It was moist and soft, and had quite a subtle taste to it. I think it would be nice in a wedding cake or other formal cakes that have white icing on them.
I made the piece of cake in the picture into a little turtle "smash" cake... which eventually ended up like this: