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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Zebra stripes!!!

Zebra stripes are HOT right now - especially in cake. I'm not usually one that really likes things that have gone overboard in the trendy world, BUT! I love Zebra Stripes on cake!

So I was really excited when my friends daughter picked out a cake with zebra stripes and hot pink! I really really love the way that it turned out - there are a couple flaws that just stand out to me, but overall I LOVE IT!

I actually made this cake last week right after the butterfly cake. To make a VERY long story short - I had a 5 hour drive home and a very sick kid and absolutely NO sleep!

So, based on those circumstances, I am beyond thrilled with how it turned out!

All vanilla cake with butter vanilla buttercream and Satin Ice Fondant - everything is edible. I really liked the topper which really pulled the whole cake together - unfortunately you can't see the sparkly black sugar that covers that #9 in the pictures... trust me it was there!




So - there is my cake! I hope you love it as much as I do (minus that stupid air bubble that I see screaming at me from the top tier!)

NOW - I have a question (ok questionS) -
1. I have been thinking about sharing some of my cake knowledge with you through some tutorials. My questions is - What would you like to learn??????
2. I also have been approached by a company wanting to do a giveaway - I haven't done one yet and I'm a little nervous. If you could register to win anything what would you want to win (besides a million dollars!)?? Kitchen? Baby? gift certificate???? craft supplies?

Let me know what you want and I will try to make it happen for you!

I have another cake to post so stay tuned and get in touch with your inner Batman!

- Janel

Making



5 comments:

  1. Looks beautiful! I just made a Tinkerbell cake for my daughters 4th birthday this past weekend, my second time using fondant, sooooo fun!

    Cara

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  2. WOW...beautiful cake! I would love to learn some of your tricks! Did you make the black fondant on your own?

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  3. LOVE it!! Such a great job! I'd love to see some tutorials from you & of course giveaways are awesome too. :)

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  4. I love this cake! If only I was so talented! Of course I would love to learn more about cake decorating. And really, who can go wrong with a giveaway?! I so go for it!

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  5. I would love to be able to create something as cool as that cake! Wow! What a work of art! Love it!

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