If you describe something as the icing on the cake, you mean that it is an extra good thing that makes a good situation or activity even better. She unwraps the compact with glee, holds it up for inspection, tries out the easier clasp, is delighted. Yes, coffee is our specialty, and custom roasting is definitely our secret ingredient, but customer service is our first priority. Other shots showed the entire finished cake with a slice cut out from a few different perspectives. But faced with the cake, the presents and two kinds of ice cream, my mom suddenly becomes the birthday girl.