Seth had his birthday last month. He turned 5 just in time to start kindergarten this year.
No tutorial, but you don't need one. Just bake a two layer cake...ours was chocolate from a cake mix. Once it's cooled, cut a hole out of the top, a little off center. Take the part you cut out and flip it over on the cake. Cover with chocolate frosting. (I used this recipe.) I used crushed oreos with the filling removed to put in the hole and on top of the pile to make it look more like cake crumbs. Then I stuck on the construction machines. They came in a pack of 5 for about $6 at Target.
Seth loved it, and it was the fastest themed birthday cake I've ever made. If you're not much of a cake artist, this is a good one to start with since the cake is supposed to look like it's falling apart.
(Yeah, I know he turned 5 and there are like 8 candles...someone was having too much fun putting candles in.)
And Liz, Seth's birthmom even got to come for a visit for his birthday this year.
You can kinda see the resemblance, huh?
Seth's been using the toys to dig around in the dirt outside.
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