The cake decorating merit badge is always a favorite with Tenderhearts and Explorers. Today I wanted to share a set of cakes my Explorers created to complete requirement #7. All of these cakes were created from 8 inch round cakes.
Each girl picked her design and cut the cake. I realize they are not perfect, but that is not the goal. Besides, it is harder than you might think to frost a cut cake and not get crumbs everywhere.
The one tip I have for completing this requirement is to refrigerate the cake before cutting them. This helps for firm up the cake. A crumb coat of frosting is essential in this type of project. The girls were all pleased with their cakes, the parents were proud of them, and they tasted yummy. I count this a win all around.