Archive for November, 2009

Cadence’s 3rd birthday cake!


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Cadence’s 3rd birthday cake

Cadence always says that she’s a princess, especially when she dresses up in frilly dresses! I thought that a princess castle cake would be perfect for her birthday. I spent countless hours trying to figure out how to do some of the details (pillar things, shape of the cake, windows, doors..) I also tried my hand at “fondant” icing. I usually use buttercream, but I found a great recipe for marshmallow fondant that I could make myself about a month prior to making this cake – so this was the second time I tried my hand at this new recipe. (The Wilton fondant that you can find in the stores are expensive as well as taste and smell horrible!!) The homemade marshmallow fondant takes a lot of time and effort, but I think the results speak for themselves.

Needless to say, Cadence thought the cake was awesome, and she was picking at it for days afterwards!

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