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« on: January 22, 2011 10:27:39 PM »

I just found out there is a cooking section...so I thought I would share the cake I made my dad for his 57th birthday.

It's red velvet WASC with boiled milk frosting (you can't smooth this frosting)...the kind from his childhood...he loved it!

I searched the internet for the logos of a lot of his favorite bands printed them on cardstock and covered the cardstock with clear contact paper..i did the same for the record and knobs but i covered them in contact paper on both sides so it would be safe to sit on top of the cake. The tracking arm is fondant.

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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2011 10:43:38 PM »

tip for smoothing the frosting. dip your long skiny frosting knife in HOT water shake off and then smooth your frosting with it. i hate working with that frosting but if you have to that is the way to do it. i dont know if it really makes sence in words but thats what i do at work when we make red velvet cake.
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2011 02:45:17 AM »

that is an awesome cake! good work!
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