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« on: July 23, 2005 02:18:38 PM »

These are cakes I did a couple of weeks ago (with three other people):



(and a close-up to show the detail on this one):


The first one is a lemon cake, filled with white chocolate mousse and raspberries, frosted with buttercream, then covered with marzipan tinted yellow.

For second one, we used blue ribbon, which I'm fairly conflicted about because I feel that everything on a cake should be edible. We could have done it in another way (so that it WAS all edible), but not within the timeframe we had to work with. Still, I'm fairly happy with the results. In "person," it was very pretty and turned out far better than I thought it would. The top and bottom cakes are pistachio, the middle layer is lemon. They're all filled with chocolate mousse, covered in buttercream, then covered in fondant. The piping was done in royal icing.
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« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2005 03:22:22 PM »

beautiful!!!!!!!  ahhh i gained a new respect for you guys!!!  my best friend/bridesmaid flew in from new orleans to make my wedding cake in my own kitchen... poor girl almost lost her mind.  i have about 2 sq feet of counter space.  i keep looking at all those beautiful cake pans thinking i should try something someday but last thing i need is a 3 tier wedding cake in the kitchen for no good reason LOL  great job!!
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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2005 05:58:26 PM »

Question for you, did you remove the fondant before serving to guest?  I never have but a friend of mine said I was suppose to.  I just think how ugly it will ook if I removed it before serving it.

They are beautiful.

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« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2005 11:01:29 PM »

The first cake is so fucking beautiful. If that were my wedding cake, I wouldn't feed my guests with it. I would just make them look at it.

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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2005 06:39:47 AM »

the second one is really nice. my fiance saw the picture yesterday and said "oh man. can we have something similar?"

the flowers are amazing!
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« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2005 12:56:02 PM »

wow!!!   Shocked

i'm not getting married anytime soon, but if i was- you're hired! tell me, do you also do 30th birthday parties? *i wish!*

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« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2005 03:10:17 PM »

those are SO beautiful, i don't know if i'd be able to eat them!  (okay, i can't really resist chocolate mousse.)

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« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2005 03:31:39 PM »

So beautiful... what was the way you wanted to use to make ribbon that was edible? I was thinking maybe ribbon candy...

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« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2005 12:44:41 AM »

Oh I LOVE the square cake with the ribbon. They are both great, though! I think the more simple cakes without all the fancy bridges connecting them and punch bowl fountains look so elegant and nicer than the fancy ones.
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« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2005 12:49:27 AM »

GORGEOUS!!! Both are equally amazing! Cheesy
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