The popularity of Angry Birds continues to amaze me. First launched on December 11, 2009 the game became Apple store’s biggest hit of 2010. Since then it has been downloaded on numerous platforms over 1 billion times. Who knew the world would become so enamored with the story of angry birds battling the greedy green pigs who had stolen their eggs.
Fast forward 2.5 years and I receive a call at my cake shop for an Angry Birds birthday cake. Let me tell you about it.
It was for a little boy and his father who are both obsessed with Angry Birds. The mother bought in a picture she found online and I adpated it to make it my own. Incorporating the various colored birds from the game (green, red, white, blue, black, yellow), the slingshot, and the evil green King pig and his minions. The most challenging part for me was to try to capture the sunrise from the game. I thought of using 2 layers of fondant to capture the color but ended up choosing to paint the cake instead for this. [Read more...]