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« on: May 10, 2010 08:50:17 AM »

My daughter turned 3 yesterday and when asked what she would like for her birthday she said " a rainbow cake and a big dragon".  Her grandparents provided the dragon so it was up to me to supply the rainbow cake.  I was going to take the generic route and make a cake with a rainbow frosted on the top but when I saw this on Martha I knew that she had to have it.  The cake didn't turn out quite as perfect as I would have liked but hey I am pretty impressed with myself for attempting it. 

Here's the inside of the cake:


Outside of cake:


And little Gibs with her cake:


Here is Whisk Kids blog with the recipe for the cake and frosting.
http://whisk-kid.blogspot.com/2009/08/say-it-with-cake.html

Someone had commented on her post about this having too much frosting but the frosting isn't overly sweet like a lot of other frostings and I recieved a few    comments from friends about how the frosting was wonderful because it wasn't too sweet.
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« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2010 09:26:23 AM »

That looks delicious! *drool*  I love the bright colors!
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« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2010 09:33:13 AM »

That looks great! And I bet your daughter loved it  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2010 10:02:49 AM »

What an awesome birthday wish she made!  I am stealing that for my next one!  There could not be anything better than a rainbow cake and a big dragon!  The cake looks awesome cut!   You never would think all that beauty was hidden under plain white frosting!  Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2010 10:09:04 AM »

That's one heck of scary amount of colourings,  Shocked but you certainly achieved the great rainbow she wanted!  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2010 10:49:36 AM »

LOVE IT!!  Rainbows always get me!  I love how vibrant the colors are too.  I wanna see the dragon! hahhaaa!


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« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2010 10:51:29 AM »

Way. To. Go.  Shocked

That is one amazing cake! I totally love rainbows, and have seen a few attempts at rainbow cakes (none of which have been this fantastic). You did a really great job on it. It looks absolutely delicious.
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« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2010 11:34:54 AM »

Wow, did that make me hungry! You did a great job and your daughter looks thrilled.  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2010 12:33:03 PM »

Ooo, that looks so yummy!
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« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2010 01:38:16 PM »

Edible rainbow for the win. Well done Mom!
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