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« on: August 03, 2013 05:06:25 AM »

So my oldest turned four and wanted a knights and dragons birthday party.  This was his birthday cake.  It's forty cupcakes with the scales all piped using a large round tip.  I used marshmallows for the eyes with chocolate chip pupils and sculpted tootsie rolls for the claws (I wish I'd had white tootsie rolls on hand for that).  It was a huge hit at the party and frankly not that difficult to make.  :-)

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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2013 10:10:27 AM »

Way to go Mom!  I'm always hesitant to ask my kids what they want for parties because it could be something I'm not willing to invest tons of time in.  Good for you!
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2013 10:54:13 AM »

Fabulous birthday cake. Looks like an Oriental dragon
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2013 12:18:41 PM »

That is so cool! 
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2013 01:32:29 PM »

Great idea to use the cupcakes and I love how it turned out - great job!
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2013 03:26:13 PM »

That is awesome!
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« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2013 07:14:01 AM »

So clever, I love the claws!  I have a couple of adult males in my family who would be over the moon to have this dragon at their birthday.
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« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2013 12:13:13 PM »

Way to go Mom!  I'm always hesitant to ask my kids what they want for parties because it could be something I'm not willing to invest tons of time in.  Good for you!

When he said he wanted a dragon cake, I panicked.  But then I found a few cupcake dragons floating around Pinterest which inspired me.  Smiley  It went together very quickly!
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