Hellooooo lovely people!!! I am finally back in Chicago  and what can I say?! My trip to Canada was fantastic! I got to hang out with my family and friends and we had such a great time going out, watching movies, shopping, talking and eating! lol Smile with tongue out

I was eating sooo much that I am pretty sure I put on a few pounds but meah… who cares?! It was worth it! The food there is soooo good plus I love my mom’s cooking! heheh 

I went there thinking I won’t get a chance to bake but that changed when I decided to visit my mom’s best friend. She is the loveliest woman ever and her kids are the sweetest munchkins you will ever meet… hehe.

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So, I REALLY wanted to bake them a cake. Since I didn't have any of my cake supplies, I worked with what I had:

Strawberries

Blackberries

and Kit-Kats!

Sounds refreshing… right?

The concept was simple. It didn’t take too long to make and from what they told me, it tasted great and everyone loved it. I am happy about that Open-mouthed smile

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I didn’t have enough time to take pictures of each single step like I normally do. But, I will include detailed instructions and if anything is unclear, feel free to email me.

Here goes:

Step 1: Bake 2 round cakes (dimensions: 8 by3). I made a chocolate cake using this recipe.

Step 2: Once they have cooled, stack them on top of each other. Make sure your cake is sitting on a sturdy cake board since this cake will get heavy.

Step 3: Ice your cake completely in frosting. I used chocolate buttercream frosting.

Step 4: Unwrap all of your Kit-Kat bars and start sticking them around your cake. The frosting acts like glue.

Step 5: To hold all the Kit-Kats in place, tie ribbons around them for extra support.

Step 6:  Wash your strawberries and blackberries and pat them dry with a paper towel.

Step 7: Cut your strawberries lengthwise and place them on a paper towel so that all those juices can get absorbed. The last thing you need is drippy strawberries… it can make your cake too soft and “mushy.”

Step 8: Arrange the strawberries in a circular pattern on top of the cake. Place the blackberries in the center. Top it all off with a mint leaf.

And you are done!

Since this cake is covered in fruits, I highly advise you to keep it in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve. This will help your cake look fresh and taste fresh for longer.

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Now, go ahead and make your own. You can use different types of berries if you want or you  can even try using different chocolate bars around the cake. I mean… it’s a cool cake so have fun with it!

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Before I end this posting, I just wanted to announce that the winner of my giveaway was RAZIA SULTAN. Congratulations! I hope you enjoy that gift card on Father’s Day Smile

Ok my lovelies… tata for now…