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Maimee
« on: May 11, 2010 06:19:55 PM »

My son was turning 6 and long story short he has autism. For years birthdays have been torture when he was 5 he decided they were okay, but still tolerated it didn't get all into it like most kids do. When he turned 6 this year he was AAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL about the birthday. He was very very specific that he wanted a "blue 2 headed 2 tailed zippleback dragon cake" from How to Train your dragon. Birthdays have never been fun so when he asked I jumped. The cake was almost 5 feet long. When we lit the candles the paper caught on fire. It was awesome. He loooooooved it. Here's a few pics but you can see the process here http://archibaldfive.com/?p=1236

Oh and my boys are all gluten free/casein free so the heads of the dragon were GFCF and the body was normal cake. The hungry hoard of kids slaughtered the cake in about 10 minutes including the rice krispy treat appendages. It was a HUGE hit.




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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2010 06:30:52 PM »

amazing.... love it....and 5 feet long...... and what a great mom..... doing a cake that is GFCF and regular.... you rock....I did the GFCF diet with my son (who has aspergers)for a few years (hes 14 now) and it was always a struggle when it came to stuff like this...........and Im so glad your son LOVED his birthday
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2010 06:36:05 PM »

Nice job!  I still remember the school bus cake my Mom made for me when I was 5. You sure can't tell it's gluten free from here
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2010 06:38:22 PM »

My best friend's son is obsessed with this movie! He would absolutely flip for this cake! Gonna have to email this to my friend.
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2010 07:18:47 PM »

You might just be the best mom in the world...
Seriously, "Ace of Cakes" has nothing on you!
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« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2010 07:24:08 PM »

This cake is awesome! I want it for my bday!!
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« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2010 07:25:48 PM »

you rock Mom!!!!!!!!!!!!      you rock so hard it hurts.....    That's fabulous, that dragon is nearly as big as I am......      Aren't Mom's awesome?    So are the kids they love.  Great to hear  you made his birthday special!
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« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2010 07:32:08 PM »

Just wow!! That is such an amazing feat of cakemaking, and your son looks so happy Smiley  I'm also loving the expression on the wee girl in the back of the photo!
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« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2010 07:32:27 PM »

Wow!! That is so awesome! I had to run and grab my 6 yr old to show him. He was in awe. I agree, you totally rock!!
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« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2010 07:33:33 PM »

Awesome to the awesomest point in the world of awesome. I know that didn't make sense but I am in awe.
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