Ann-Britt's mother's birthday is on Christmas Eve (which is when we celebrate Christmas here in Denmark), and when I made my other knitting basket back in the day, she asked right away if I could make one for her to pick up on the 23rd. Good thing she asked early, since it would have been difficult to talk me into caking this close to Christmas, since I'm usually busy with the family, but this way it was planned for. Even though it was a birthday present, she wouldn't mind some Christmasy decorations, so that is what I did:
Kagen var en White Chocolate Mudcake (bagetid afhænger af størrelsen), med Chokolade Smørcreme og hakket Daim, smurt op med samme smørcreme (dog uden Daim) og pyntet med halv modelleringschokolade, halv fondant. Garnnøglerne er lavet af romkugledej og overtrukket med fondant.
The cake was a White Chocolate Mudcake with Chocolate Buttercream and chopped Daim (crunchy butter almond bar covered in milk chocolate), coated with the same buttercream (without the Daim) and decorated with half modelling chocolate/half fondant. The yarn was made as fondant-covered truffles.
Sidste gang jeg lavede kurven, lovede jeg at lave en how-to, og jeg har da også fået taget billeder af processen, men vi skal nok lige over juledagene, inden jeg har tid til at skrive den.
The last time I made the basket, I promised to make a How-To, and I did take lots of pictures, but the writing has to wait until after Christmas.