Yesterday, was the day for the cake competition I entered. I dropped it off bright and early yesterday morning at 9:00. This was my finished project, it was inspired by one of the Captain Underpants book covers.
The Judging took place around 10:30. Sadly though, I did not place. I am a little disappointed but not terribly.
One thing that I think was against me, was that it doesn't depict a book that a younger child would read. Since the program sponsoring the event, gives books to children ages birth to 5, I think my subject matter should have been geared for a younger group.
Another things was that I decided to try working with fondant, which is something that I have never used. So, I know it was not done as well as it could have been. I need more practice with that. If this had been Food Network Challenge, Kerry Vincent would have ripped me a new one on my fondant. Still overall, I think that it turned out really well. I took a risk and that is what I am the most proud of.
Since Captain Underpants was a loser, I have decided that instead of just dumping it in the trash. He deserves a spectacular send off. I am going remove it from the base and stuff the figures with firecrackers.