Making a Flower Cake!
At school, my friends and I made hwa-gwa-za, which means flower cakes in Korean.
It's a cake that is shaped like a flower. And we can also put yang gang which is something like sweet jelly of red beans, on top of the cake. (But of course we can put this anywhere we want to. It's the cook's choice to put it anywhere on the flower cake.)
Anyway, we made this at school, correctly in the art classroom. In the morning, I didn't know we were going to make this. I didn't even look forward to making this. But it was completely the opposite of how I thought about it.
There were six rice cakes to make flower cakes and also six colors of yang gang to decorate them.
The thing that we had to do was decorate the cake beautifully with the yang gang which is flat like a sheet of paper.
Oh, I forgot to introduce it to you.
Lastly there were many shapes of molds to decorate it.
(These were a big flower, a small flower, a big leaf, a small leaf, and oval molds.)
Before I started to make that, I thought for a few minutes about the flower cake that I was going to make.
The rice cakes' colors were white, pink, yellow, green, orange. Because the flower cake my teacher made was cute, so I made mine similar to hers.
What did my teacher make?
She made a persimmon flower cake.
And I thought it was a good idea, I made it like a persimmon like my teacher. But, it is clearly different from my teacher's.
Secondly, I made a cute puppy! ( My friends and my little sister don't think that it looks like a "cute" puppy. But only I could see that it was a cute puppy, not a normal puppy. )
And then, I decorated these with colorful flowers shaped yang gang. My sister said that these were the most beautiful flower cakes.
After making these flower cakes, I walked home and showed my mom what I made at school. She told me, "Let's wait and eat these with Dad."
Actually my dad really likes bread and rice cake, so I wanted to share them with him. When my dad came home, he liked my cakes very much. I was happy because he ate them very deliciously. Thanks, Dad!