Sunday, May 1, 2011

Easter 2011

Sorry, this is a little late, but here is how we spent Easter this year.

This was the first year we let Jake dye eggs.  He was a little impatient, but they turned out great!


We hosted Easter dinner this year with Debbie, Dave, Chris, Andie, Lance, Trenton & Ethan.  We bought large candy filled eggs and David hid them in our yard for the kids to find.  Debbie & Dave brought up champagne, heavenly hash (a fruit/marshmallow dish), chocolate chip cheesecake with a brownie crust and she helped with the fruit platter.  Jamie was in charge of the ham and soup.  I took care of the green bean casserole, twice-baked potatoes, deviled eggs, bread and of course the cake.

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For the cake this year I wanted to try a new ruffle technique for the frosting.  I saw a two-tiered pink ruffle cake on Bakerella’s blog and there is also a youtube tutorial.  I decided on a lemon poppy seed cake with raspberry filling.  It was very yummy and work ate up the remainder seen above in about 2 hours.  It got rave reviews all around.

We enjoyed everyone’s company and I was happy that we decided on an early 3pm dinner.  By 7:30 the dishes were done, everyone was gone and the three of us were in our pajamas. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Yummy looking cake. MOM