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Topic: DASHCHUND, um Dachshund? its a cake, is what I am trying to say.  (Read 3031 times)
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chica grande mas bonita
« on: November 27, 2006 01:22:23 PM »

My roommate has a thing for dachs..  weiner dogs, right? and so I thought I would make her one for her birthday to eat.....

It is homemade chocolate cake cut into shapes and then all frosted together. Tastes just like the real thing.   first shape cake I ever made.  I know it isnt proportionately long enough, but I was limited to the size of the cookie sheet and I wanted there to be as much cake as possible... so he is kind of fat.  and short. For a weiner dog.  cake.

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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2006 01:37:37 PM »

haha even though he isn't the longest weiner dog I've ever seen...it is the cutest tubbiest one I have seen! nice job! Deserts don't always work out for me. It's 50 50 with me and my desert making skills  Undecided
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2006 08:58:57 AM »

that's so cute! you did a really great job for real. i dont know what it is but something about his face just makes him look so friendly.

« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2006 03:30:28 PM »

awww i love it! its so cute:) Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2006 04:22:19 PM »

It is homemade chocolate cake cut into shapes and then all frosted together. Tastes just like the real thing.

Like a dachshund? Grin

No, seriously, it's super cute.  Great job!

« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2006 06:33:21 AM »

oh how cute tut please on how that you cut it , i have a  mini doxin

chica grande mas bonita
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2006 05:04:45 PM »

thanks everybody.
yes, tastes just like dachshund, I am pretty sure they are chocolate flavored...

as for a tut, I just drew it on paper, and then cut out separate shapes for the body, head, tail, legs and the ear, to give it relief.  then i put them together, put one layer of frosting on it, stuck in the freezer to firm it up, then put another layer of frosting on top (the first layer gets crumbs all over in it, and doesnt look great).  I figure you could do any simple shape the same way, like a puzzle......
chimps and kidnergartners could make this cake, but I was so happy it worked out mostly. Sometimes simple is better, at least when i get crafty....

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