(Reserve 2 spoonfuls of frosting for the mushrooms.) Leaving the two
, frost the cake
using a flexible metal spatula, then scumble it with the spatula and a fork to give it a rough barklike look.** Ahead-of-time note: Refrigerate the log if you are not contin- uing; it will keep nicely for a day-if you can find a non-mashing cover for it.** FINAL DECORATIONS, JUST BEFORE SERVING**The mushrooms.