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Topic: My Pretty Daffodil Cake  (Read 30225 times)
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Frosted
« on: June 30, 2008 10:09:01 PM »

I made this cake in April for my husband's birthday barbecue. He got an "official" birthday cake on his actual birthday that wasn't so girly. I am not that mean. The daffodils are all handmade with gum paste and they took slightly over forever to make. I believe there was around 30 when all was done. The stems are marshmallow fondant.

Without further ado....


And for fun, a picture that my hubby took of drying gum paste flowers in the oven.


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micheleleigh
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2008 10:10:55 PM »

oh my gosh! thats so awesome! the daffodils look so real!  Smiley
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fujiiro
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2008 10:22:53 PM »

those are absolutely beautiful! Haven't used gum paste before... is it easy to use? (and more importantly: how does it taste?  Grin)
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2008 10:23:47 PM »

This is absolutely an incredible cake.  The daffodil's are so life like.  I had to look close!! WoW!! great job.  I won't even ask if it tasted good.  With something that looks that good doesn't need to. (kidding, I know it must have been delicious.) (Love those little cups the flowers are drying out in.)
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kermitje
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2008 11:04:32 PM »

This is a cake? Shocked At first I tought it was some kind of flower arangement! This looks so real. You did a really really great job!
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« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2008 12:42:37 AM »

I thought it was real too.  Then I thought there were actual flowers on the cake.
Amazing.  Absolutely amazing.
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« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2008 07:03:49 AM »

ummmm and you had to cut into that?   ouch.  beautimus!!!  I don't think I could have eaten it, much less cut into it.
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« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2008 07:06:24 AM »

I love your cake! It is so pretty! And it looks real!
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« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2008 07:06:44 AM »

i thought the flowers were real! the cake is so cute and i wouldnt want to eat it!
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« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2008 07:21:42 AM »

Most. Beautiful. Cake. EVER!  Wink
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