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Thalia’s Birthday Cake!

As I mentioned in the previous post, some days ago we traveled to Bern, Switzerland, to be with my sister-in-law and her family.

The views in Worb, Bern.

Her beautiful family includes 2 of my favorite people in the world: my 3-year old niece (Thalia) and my 6-month old nephew (Konstantinos). I love those two more than I can tell, and I was even more happy that the trip coincided with the 3rd birthday of my niece!

As you understand, we could not leave the little girl without a homemade birthday cake!

So, keeping in mind the ideas of my sister-in-law and the tastes of my niece (vanilla cream, fresh strawberries, roasted almonds), I made my first birthday cake ever!

(The drawing and colored flowers were ready bought)

And they liked it!

More importantly, when my niece tried it she said: “Mmm, nostimo”, which means “Mmm, delicious”! I was ecstatic to hear this! 🙂

I don’t have step-by-step photos for this cake, but there are hardly any tricky/difficult steps.

Let’s see:

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