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1  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Beach theme wedding cake on: April 06, 2010 09:32:11 PM
Gorgeous!  I love the dolphins.
2  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Choo Choo Kalani is Two! on: April 06, 2010 09:31:00 PM
This is so sweet!  Well done!
3  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Jesus Cookies on: April 06, 2010 09:30:29 PM
Genius!  Pure genius!
4  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Vegas Baby! on: September 16, 2009 07:13:24 PM
Wow!  That is impressive!
5  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Spongebob's House on: September 16, 2009 07:12:07 PM
I love the wheel on the door.  Great job!
6  COOKING / Dessert / Planet cake with poured sugar ring. on: September 16, 2009 07:10:54 PM
I made this cake for my littlest boys fifth birthday.  The base is a 9x12 cake, with an 8" cake cut into a ring. For the 8' cake I used a German chocolate round that I had in the freezer.  I should have made it pound cake too.  It was way too soft. The planet is two cakes baked in the Wilton soccer ball and a 9" cake between them.  I used my favourite sour cream pound cake recipe and added some cake sprinkles to give it that funfetti look.  The frosting is sour cream and the fondant is homemade marshmallow fondant.  It tastes so much better than the cardboard stuff that Wilton sells.  And it is fairly easy to make.  I used it to make the lustre dust stars on the base too.

The sugar ring was fun, I broke it taking it off the mold but it still looked pretty impressive and it was great fun to crack before cutting the cake.  My dh and older boy made the astronaut using fondant and a glow in the dark Frankenstein figure.

There are more photos and party details on my blog. http://carmen-whome.blogspot.com/2009/09/5-trips-around-sun.html



 I loved making this, it was definitely the most challenging cake to date!  Only my second time with fondant.  Nest  time I will make sure that the frosting underneath is the same colour as the fondant.  The tears would have been much less noticeable.  But the birthday boy liked it, so I am happy with it too.


7  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Dragon cake! This was so much fun. (pic chubby) on: September 16, 2009 06:53:03 PM
Great cake!  I always use pound cake when there is any stacking or cutting.  Plus it tastes great!
8  COOKING / Dessert / Re: creepy crawly birthday part 2: the old rotten stump on: September 14, 2009 09:07:21 PM
They look great in their habitat!
9  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Commissioned Cakes- basketweave with lighthouse and chocolate birds... on: September 14, 2009 09:04:12 PM
I love the migration cake.  The elevated birds give it great height, movement and drama.  Really lovely.
10  COOKING / Dessert / Re: creepy crawly buggy birthday on: September 14, 2009 09:02:36 PM
Those bugs are adorable!  They actually look like they could crawl right away.
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