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Phlizz
« on: December 06, 2009 04:17:41 AM »

Ok so I'm posting this more for the cautionary tale than for the cake itself which didn't turn out as good as I'd wanted.

So, I decided to make a Watchman cake for DH's birthday, but I wanted it to be a surprise. FAIL. My idea initially was to bake it at my parents' house, but DH decided that "oh, you're seeing your parents, I'll come along too" so that didn't work. I then decided to tell the truth and say I was making something for him so could he keep away from the kitchen. But no, when I came home with the ingredients for the cake DH  decided to try to sneak a look in the bag. Bah. So then I tried to bake it and ice it without anything else being given away, with DH claiming that he was hungry/thirsty/wanted to go into the back garden the whole time. Oh and him saying "Can I see it yet?" every few minutes - and "Is that cake I smell? - Can I have some?" For goodness sake!!!
Anyways... so the thing ended up being rushed and not exactly how I wanted it to turn out. So the moral of the story is I think, if you have a man (or lady) as nosy as mine, just get it over with and let them know what you're making them! There, my good deed is done for the day Wink

So here it is anyway -


Still tasted yummy Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2009 05:50:08 AM »

LOL, I love it!  I think it turned out really nice!
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2009 08:04:16 AM »

Ugh, I know how that goes. I had a Great Cake Fiasco of 09 last January for my boyfriend's birthday.

I think it looks great Smiley What did you use to make the face. It sort of looks like cookie crumbs or something. Is the "blood" gel?

Good job! I like it.
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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2009 12:27:32 PM »

WOW.

While he may be a nosy man, he's a lucky one! This is an awesome cake, Watchmen is one of my favorite graphic novels of all time!! This would be perfect for my little sisters birthday in a few weeks! Is everything just frosting on top, what's the blood splatter? Texture seems a bit different...
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« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2009 07:11:40 AM »

That's a great story!  You can't truly be mad at someone who loves your baking!
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