Monday, 19 November 2012

Ladies in Lavender - Granny's Cakes

I'm not a fan of the colour purple, but my Granny was.  Actually, she would have called it lilac or lavender... never purple!   When I think of ladies in lavender, I think of fragile, elderly ladies with rouged pink cheeks and walking sticks.  That certainly wasn't Granny!  



This week marks the anniversary of her death in 1997.  So when I baked cakes for Sunday tea  I used lavender cupcake cases and purple frosting for Granny. 



Our family got hit by a double whammy that fateful week in November 1997.  Within 24 hours Granny's youngest sister passed away too.  It was sad to loose them both but I can't help thinking how lovely it was that they made that journey together.  



And I know, if there is Sunday tea where they are now, they would be tucking into lilac frosted cupcakes and gossipping with all the other ladies in lavender!

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  1. These are just beautiful, and I love the different icing designs you did. Just lovely!

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    1. Thanks D. This was my first attempt at using a piping bag to frost cupcakes. I know my technique needs improving but it was great fun.

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  2. "Hi, our dads favrit color is puple(in this case lavender)My 1st favrit color is green then clear ha ha ,and last violet".


    Love,Sara

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    1. I didn't know your Dad's favorite color was purple! Green is a great color, too. I can't decide what my favorite color is but Uncle Andy likes blue.

      Love,
      Aunt Deb x

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