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allyinthevalley
« on: April 05, 2008 08:22:12 PM »

Tomorrow's my baby sister's 20th birthday!!  Shocked None of the family can believe that she's not a little girl anymore. Today I threw her a bit of a surprise birthday party, and made her a red velvet cake. She's been very much into wedding planning lately (as some girls do when they're in love, which she is), and so I made it tiered like a mini wedding cake. Thought she'd get a kick out of that.  Roll Eyes Plus, it had to have strawberries on it, because she likes having strawberries at all of her birthdays. Her own little tradition I suppose.



This was a Martha Stewart recipe. I liked it, though I think I've made red velvets in the past that I liked better. I really wasn't a fan of the frosting, which made too much and was hard to work with. I won't use it again.  Tongue


I'm a sucker for close-up pictures of food. And everything else. My micro option gets used a LOT on my camera. Smiley


And a tiny little slice from the tiny top cake on a tiny little plate.


Looking at the pictures, I'm a little disappointed. It looked better when not viewed through a camera. Still, it tasted good and sister of mine was very pleased.

Thanks for looking.  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2008 08:26:37 PM »

I swear I can SMELL the strawberries! It's beautiful and looks delicious!
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2008 08:27:15 PM »

ummmm my bday is in 8 days Roll Eyes..... yum!
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2008 08:41:40 PM »

aw your a cool sister, i wish my sisters were as cool as you. they are cool in their own rights...umm...i guess. but no where near as cool as you. i will adopt you! if you will make me cake that is. ^_^
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2008 09:29:23 PM »

Lovely job and a very nice and thoughtful idea for your sister.  Very nice presentation.  For some strange reason my stomach is now rumblin'.  Love those strawberries.
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2008 08:29:18 AM »

Thank you all! What lovely comments.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2008 07:43:15 PM »

You made me drool a little bit! lol
That cake looks beautiful, and yummy too! I love strawberries!

Tell your sister happy belated birthday! Cheesy
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