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« on: July 02, 2018 10:17:42 AM »

I used to decorate cakes and had quite a bit experience. I ďretiredĒ from cake decorating about 12 years ago and this is the 2nd or 3rd decorates cake Iíve made since then. It was for a friendís 30th bday. The top tier was lemon (donít really have a recipe - I cobbler together several). The bottom tier I used my favorite chocolate cake recipe. Itís not the best for cake decorating as itís super moist and sticky but itís pretty yummy.
 https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/8372/black-magic-cake/

I iced it with basic buttercream and the decorations are made of fondant. (The balloons are plastic).







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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2018 10:34:05 AM »

This is amazingly gorgeous!
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2018 11:05:47 AM »

Wow, that's one bold, colorful cake--I'm sure that your friend must have loved it!  Beautiful job; why'd you give cake decorating up?
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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2018 11:54:13 AM »

I did it at a grocery store full time for 5 years and then as a side hobby/job for another 10 years.  The last year I tried to go solo as a full-time job and I hated it.  Mostly because of wedding cakes and my ex at the time who tried to get too involved and it made us fight a lot.
One day I just decided nope, not going to do it any more and I gave 15 years worth of collected tools and gadgets to my cousin.

Wow, that's one bold, colorful cake--I'm sure that your friend must have loved it!  Beautiful job; why'd you give cake decorating up?
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2018 05:53:51 AM »

That looks terrific, uber festive & fun. Partay time!
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« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2018 05:55:47 AM »

Beautiful work!
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2018 07:57:03 AM »

Wow, that cake is a party unto itself!
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« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2018 06:09:43 AM »

This is absolutely spectacular. I'm sure the recipient was uber happy. You have some serious cake skills!!!
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2018 09:23:03 AM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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