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« on: January 07, 2017 11:17:14 AM »

A friend asked me to decorate a cake for her two year old daughter and brought me a 1970s Wilton cake pan of Count Von Count from Sesame Street. She asked if I could make him look "not so high", as he did on the pan's instructions.  Cheesy

He looks blue in my picture, but I swear he's a lovely shade of violet.



And the instructions from 1977:

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« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2017 11:44:29 AM »

Oh my god!  I love it!  My mom made me a Bert & Ernie cake in that style for (probably) my fourth birthday.  I asked for it again as adult when she found the pan in storage.  Cheesy  You really did a wonderful job!  I know all those frosting dots take forever.  He definitely looks a lot less high. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2017 01:26:15 PM »

this is one (ah-ah-ah) great cake!  kudos on the decorating and he def looks less baked- snort-  Undecided


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« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2017 01:44:29 PM »

How fantastic!  And now I want cake. 
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« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2017 02:08:00 PM »

Oh, I bet your friends daughter loves it!
You did an amazing job.
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« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2017 02:39:58 PM »

Fabulous!!! He looks violet to me and as curiousfae said... a lot less baked LMAO!!!!
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« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2017 03:24:52 PM »

this is one (ah-ah-ah) great cake!  kudos on the decorating and he def looks less baked- snort-  Undecided




Giant Guffaw! There is no way to top this comment. Ah-ah-ah! Thats stinkin funny!

I love your cake, pottermouth.
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« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2017 04:00:06 PM »

Looks great!
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« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2017 04:55:25 PM »

You did a great job on this cake! And he's for sure not too baked.
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« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2017 05:28:49 PM »

That looks amazing, beautiful job!
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« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2017 09:31:45 AM »

Awesome! Yeah, the count doesn't look as baked.  Cheesy
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I love it!  Who wouldn't want a cake like that?!
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« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2017 03:48:00 PM »

LOVE IT!
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« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2017 03:13:17 AM »

Excellent job and I like it much better than the instruction.
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« Reply #14 on: January 09, 2017 03:50:55 AM »

That is so awesome! My Mum made me a Big Bird one when I was little. Still my favorite cake ever. Cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2017 08:48:10 AM »

He's PERFECT!!!!
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« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2017 12:07:19 PM »

Amazing job! And the original picture is so funny!  I love your "not-so-high" version so much more!!
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« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2017 02:32:01 PM »

I double love how much love he's getting.


What is his monocle made out of?
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« Reply #18 on: January 09, 2017 06:09:45 PM »

I double love how much love he's getting.


What is his monocle made out of?

Thanks so much, everyone! It was nice to decorate a cake, something I haven't done in a while, and now I remember how fun it is.

JoyfulClover, I cut out a piece of plastic from some packaging and ran a line of frosting round the edge. Easy!
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« Reply #19 on: January 09, 2017 07:41:25 PM »

Tee hee!
The shading on the face is so excellent.
Ok, tell me what the monocle is made of. Is it a real one or... edible?
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« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2017 09:13:08 AM »

wow that is fantastic and very realistic
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« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2017 08:12:31 PM »

You did an AMAZING job! 
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« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2017 07:15:38 AM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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« Reply #23 on: January 17, 2017 05:05:46 PM »

Well he is violet on my monitor and looking his fine self!  Well done; your cake is a wonderful replica and not at all stoned looking.  Smiley
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