That was my first reaction to my nephew’s cake request for his 5th birthday.
What on earth is a TV cake? And why does a five year-old want one? I prodded a little more. “Well,” he said, “Since I’m having a movie party. I’d like a TV cake.” I tried to offer him some alternate ideas but his mind was made up. I had a couple of weeks to figure out how to design a TV cake. I decided to combine the TV along with the movie they’d be watching, Monsters University, and came up with this:
Not bad, right? The kids loved it too… Only mine had no idea what the buttons on the side of the screen were. Glad I didn’t decide to make an old-school shaped television!