What good is a painting without a wall to hang it from?
I asked myself that question the first time I baked a cake.
I still remember the day. It feels like it was just yesterday (it always feels like that, doesn’t it?). It was a dreary Saturday afternoon, and I was 12. We were supposed to go to see friends, but it had been raining all day.
Long story short, my mom suggested we bake a cake instead. I was skeptical at first, but once we got started, the worry of whether or not it would be fun went away.
When we were finished, our baked cake looked pretty good. Not as good as the cake in the picture above (is that even a real cake?), but good. Anyhow, my 12-year-old self was very satisfied.
Shortly after, my mom told me to go grab the cake stand. Cake stand? I thought. Oh yes, that’s right. It’s one of those home decor pieces that makes both the cake and kitchen look great.
We put our baked cake on the cake stand and set it on our kitchen table. Delighted by the cake we had just made, I was glad we had decided to stay in.
Back To Reality
Well, there you have it! That’s my memorable experience baking my first cake and cake stands.
A cake stand is a great decoration piece. It’s for the baker in all of us, and it makes for a great gift as well!
What’s your experience with baking cakes? Would love to hear your thoughts!