Birthday Cake for Mom

by Rachel | Studio Cuisine on August 23, 2012

I’m a day late (and long overdue) on this post, but I wanted to take this opportunity to wish my mom a very happy birthday!

Yellow Birthday Cake | Studio Cuisine

My absence from the blog world is the product of my recent travels. In the span of a week, I spent time in Kansas, New Jersey, and New York. While these spots aren’t exactly your typical vacation destinations, I enjoyed every minute I spent there because it meant spending time with family that I don’t get to see often enough. Upon my return, I knew my first project had to be this cake.

While we live 3000 miles apart, I didn’t want to pass up the opportunity to make my Mom her favorite cake on her birthday: a yellow cake with fudge filling and vanilla buttercream. So here’s to you, Mom, I hope this birthday is your best yet. I love you! Enjoy your virtual slice of birthday cake :)

For the cake, I used this recipe from Smitten Kitchen. For the fudge filling, I used this recipe, also from Smitten Kitchen (reducing it down to 1/6 it’s original size). The vanilla buttercream recipe comes from Bakingdom.

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1 Carrie @ Bakeaholic Mama August 23, 2012 at 1:53 pm

Gorgeous! I have those forks! thanks for linking up today!
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2 rachel August 23, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Thank you! It was my pleasure, happy birthday! Love those forks, I need to go back to Target to get the blue and yellow

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3 Jessica@AKitchenAddiction August 24, 2012 at 11:42 am

This is such a beautiful cake! My mom would love this, too! I’ll have to remember this! :)
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4 rachel August 24, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Thanks Jessica!

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