When I asked Little Sister what kind of birthday cake she wanted and she responded with "Princess-themed!", I must admit I grimaced. I have a slight aversion to those cakes with an invariably creepy doll in the middle where the cake forms the skirt. So I had to come up with a better idea.
Finally, 6 or 7 hours and many frustrating moments later, I had created the masterpiece: a pink-and-white vanilla marble cake styled as a crown!
PS Little Sister - happy 23rd!