I don’t think I had ever purchased cake icing gel prior to Q’s diagnosis. Now we have about 10 tubes floating around in various drawers, supply bags, and back up kits. (Note to self: Contact the company to see if they actually have an expiration date.)
The last couple of years when Q and her brother wanted to bake and decorate a cake for their dad’s birthday, Q selected a tube of cake icing gel at the grocer.
But I have a hard time using it for it’s intended purpose. All I can think when she’s writing on the cake is that it’s only supposed to be for very low lows. This cake icing gel will surely spike her blood sugar.
Not that the 1 1/2 cups of sugar or three cups of flour that the recipe called for or the frosting won’t raise her blood sugar first!
Just another irrational thought in the mind of a D-Mom.
(Oh, and I firmly believe that birthday cake is bolus-worthy, especially when baked by two kids.)
Cake Icing Gel (And D-LOL) (If you carry cake icing gel to treat lows, you need to read this post so you are not unprepared.)
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