Saturday, May 14, 2011

Puffer Cake (or cake fit for a one year old take 2)

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9 comments:

  1. Ummm... I think that's the most amazing home-made cake I've ever seen! So much detail! Hope your little man loved it!

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  2. That's so cute!! Well done :)

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  3. This is great. Saw you on craftgawker...I think. I have been creating cakes for my kids birthdays for the last few years as well. I love doing it, but it does get kind of stressful. It's worth it in the end when they see the cake.

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  4. So true Stephanie. I made this cake very late the night before the party and was surprised to see that it worked out so well!

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  5. What did you use for the things sticking out on the puffer fish? I couldn't tell from the picture, I've been trying to experiment with different candies and haven't found anything I like

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  6. To be honest Renea this was a while ago and I don't 100% remember. I know that it was Wilton's and I did by it from a specialty cake shop but I can even remember if it I had to mix it or if it was ready-made. Sorry.

    Good luck with the experimenting.

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  7. what cake pan did you use - i think i would use bugles for the fins.

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  8. I used a ball cake pan from a a speciality cake shop. The mixture for one cake only about 1/2 filled it though. The ball cake pans can be tricky too, you have to make sure your sides are well greased otherwise it doesn't rise evenly.

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  9. Bugles would work - just be careful not to do it too far in advance so they don't go soggy and fall out.

    Good luck!

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