Since it was my daughter's 12th birthday, I wanted to make her cake special. I thought and thought, and I had it... I would make it myself instead of going to Dairy Queen and buying it. My daughter had just turned twelve. Even if you mess up, keep trying. If you give up, it will make the cake less special. Also, some stores have good kits and pans for making cakes like the one I made. My daughter loved her cake!