This year I also branched out and made a (not German but very delicious) Princess cake for the party - it was a hit!
|Princess cake, with a dusting of powdered sugar (marzipan is sticky)|
|Alex and Tim being put to work shaping pretzels|
|Finished pretzels (yum)|
|After attempting spaetzle two nights before, I rush-shipped a spaetzle maker from Amazon and it was SO much easier.|
|Tim was super helpful with the party prep!|
|Finished spaetzle - my favorite German food.|
|Roasted potatoes and onions.|
|Princess cake, ready for serving.|
|You can see a glimpse of my dirndl (aka beermaid costume) here.|
|A cross-section of the princess cake. from the bottom up: genoise, cherry preserves, swiss meringue buttercream,|
genoise, pastry cream, genoise, whipped cream, genoise, swiss meringue buttercream, marzipan. Yep.
That's the summary!
I'll do a post about more of the food specifics soon. Food posts are here and herea!