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Topic: I can too make a cake!!!!!!  (Read 6654 times)
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« on: September 10, 2007 06:47:31 AM »

My husband always laughs at me and says I can make anything in the world except cakes, all because I made one for him once that said "congrulations". Plus, they would somehow always implode or fall over. I was driven to prove him wrong! So after much research, countless trips to the craft store, and 37 million curse words, here is my Mad Hatter cake. I used box cake mix (6 of them!) in vanilla and strawberry, but made the buttercream and fondant myself. There is a great tute for marshmallow fondant here:

 http://whatscookingamerica.net/PegW/Fondant.htm

It is super easy, super cheap and is way more pliable that store bought junk!

This cake weighed a whopping 16lbs! But was delicious!

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« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2007 06:49:10 AM »

That looks fabulous!
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« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2007 06:53:57 AM »

That looks like it would taste great! I really love cakes baked at home. Store bought cakes always taste funny to me. Tongue
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« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2007 06:58:41 AM »

Wow!...37 million curse words?...and I thought I was a pro!....  Cheesy

The cake is amazing....so beautiful, infact, I don't know if I could have cut into it...how long did it take to make AND eat that beauty?
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« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2007 07:03:41 AM »

Wow!...37 million curse words?...and I thought I was a pro!....  Cheesy

The cake is amazing....so beautiful, infact, I don't know if I could have cut into it...how long did it take to make AND eat that beauty?

HAHA! It took me 2 days to make, and about 1 week to eat it. We ended up throwing half of it away, it was just to big for a family of 4. I did feel terrible cutting into it. I was so proud of it.
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« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2007 07:12:05 AM »

That is gorgeous!
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« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2007 07:12:53 AM »

It came out beautiful! You definately can make cake!
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« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2007 07:20:08 AM »

WOW !!  You are officially a cake-making genious   Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2007 08:05:50 AM »

"congrulations!"  You conquered The Cake!  That is one fantastic piece, but I'm glad you had the courage to cut into and eat (half of) it.  It was a cake after all.
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« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2007 08:30:54 AM »

i love the style and da colors !!!!!   Smiley
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