rif’s 24th Birthday Partyyyy…

Thank you all for the birthday wishes. rif had a great celebration. The boy had FOUR cakes. *jealous*His cousin bought him cupcakes from Wondermilk, Nomad & Unka bought him a pavlova from FBB and Vitya made him a chocolate dessert. I baked him a chocolate kahlua cake (recipe taken from the internet) not knowing he was going to have so many cakes.

Pardon the bad picture. I didn’t take a picture of the cake, so I had to crop it from the bigger picture

Unka helping me light the candles on the cake — cheapo candles melted super fast


The cake took 4 hours to bake. It wasn’t difficult to bake, but I don’t have the skills of Just Heavenly duo or Fatboybakes, so it took that long. I modified the recipe, and substituted water with Kahlua. After taking the cake out from the oven, I “fed” it by pouring kahlua all over it, including the sides. Oh, I used kahlua in the icing as well. I might as well call this a Kahlua Chocolate Cake, not Chocolate Kahlua Cake.

Despite its not-so-professionally-done look, I thought the cake was quite decent. Not bad la…for a first attempt. Oh, if you want, you can order the pavlova from FBB for RM75. The birthday boy was so happy with his cakes – look at his huge grin. Thank you all for coming. You guys made his day!

rif’s colleagues
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Comments

  1. thenomadGourmand says:

    what a partey!
    Had a grand time yakkin awy w ya!
    ps: Yr cake is really good ok! yums yums yums…

  2. that;s alot of cake for 1 time..
    never came across that moment yet..
    Happy birthday to you rif..keke~

  3. "Joe" who is constantly craving says:

    a pity i couldnt make it in the end, alcoholic cake..nice! should have put some baileys too for some creaminess

  4. ~Christine~Leng says:

    aww.. so sweet of you to bake rif a cake too! and 4 cakes for him!! jealous-nya. haha. Guess i have to do something too.. Chris's birthday coming. ;P

  5. thank you to all who came and brought the cake, especially to my darling who made the cake with her sweat (maybe some tears too! :p). its been such a long time since i saw some of my friends and it was a good excuse to meet up. hopefully we can do it again next year but maybe with 5 cakes this time! hehehe…

  6. CUMI & CIKI says:

    happy birthday Rif! and sorry we could not make it.. u look hot!

    Oh ya, btw, pls could you kindly update our site link to http://cumidanciki.com/ (pls ignore if you have!)
    Cheers!

    xoxo,
    ciki

  7. Bangsar-bAbE says:

    Cumi & Ciki – Updated de!

    Christine – I'm sure you'll have something special planned out by then! ;)

    Joe – Akakaka…if I were to put Baileys, the cake wouldn't hold anymore. Very kau with Kahlua de…

    taufulou – I'm sure you'll get plenty of cakes too la!

    nomad – Thanks! Phewww…I tot sure kenot makan one! >P

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