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« on: April 28, 2009 06:52:58 AM »

My son turned 3 and he wanted a "barn/farm" theme.  I thought I would take a stab at making a barn out of rice cereal.  Great idea but not executed well!  Wink  It ended up leaning like the Tower of Pisa!!!  More like the Barn of Seven Hills!!!   I learned with this experiment including the do's and do not's of barn "raising". (  Wink )  I should have made the barn, froze it, frosted it, froze it and THEN add it to the cake.  Live and learn.  I did receive compliments on it and some laughs too!  At least he enjoyed it!






Thanks for looking!  Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2009 07:30:42 AM »

Completely adorable, the cake and the kid! Wink  I think it turned out great!
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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2009 07:40:37 AM »

It looks like a few of the barns where I live.  I think it turned out great.  Looks like your boy enjoyed it a lot. 
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« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2009 12:18:10 PM »

I really like it! I've been thinking about making a cake in the shape of a house, this is giving me ideas....

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« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2009 03:03:09 PM »

Thanks everyone! 

Moomin - I would highly suggest freezing inbetween.  After the fact, I ended up asking a local bakery and they suggested it for something like this.
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« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2009 11:30:25 AM »

That is so cool! Job well done!
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« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2009 10:24:39 AM »

lol! Almost all of my cakes lean some!  Looks like a bit hit!
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« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2009 12:03:26 PM »

hello all,
I think it is adorable and so is your son! My sister used to make shapes for her kids, but I was never any good at it.

How did you make it from rice cereal? I am inspired to try my Boston cream pie recipe again, it is a layered cake with filling. But I like it with fresh bananas so I cannot freeze it.

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