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I’ll get a tutorial up on several of these, including the cake, but here are some of the highlights from The Boy’s 8th Birthday Party – Skylanders! But if I waited til I got around to doing the tutorials, you’d never see the cake for months.
My son, he who inspired the Clone Trooper Cupcakes, Dragon Cake, and Perry the Platypus Cake, is obsessed with Angry Birds. Well, he’s really obsessed with about a dozen games on the iPhone or Android when we’ll let him play them — and he got to play a lot while we were on vacation in Mexico. And we had a 4 hour delay so I played my share of Angry Birds, too. … [ KEEP READING ]
This is some serious cephalopod! Octopus Cake by by Karen Portaleo/ Highland Bakery. Wait.. Highland Bakery? That’s in my neighborhood. They make awesome TASTING cakes, too.
via the always awesome Great White Snark
Speaking of octopuses… I got stalled on my update to the hexapus tutorial, but I’ll get it out this week, I hope!
When I posted the Perry the Platypus (of Phineas and Ferb fame) cake from The Boy’s birthday party, reader Janelle asked for the How-To, so she could do her own for her daughter’s birthday party. Her ingenious idea was to use twinkies to make mini Perry cakes… and they came out wonderfully! She shared them on the Dabbled Facebook page, but I thought they were too awesome not to share here as well!… [ KEEP READING ]
Ready to make your Perry Cake? Really, you CAN do this!
Yesterday we covered all The Prep Work required to make your platypus cake. Now it’s a day or so before you need the cake, and we’re going to put it all together.
You should have:
- 1 frosted flat cake.
- 1 unfrosted loaf cake
- extra cake (cupcakes)
- 1 batch marshmallow fondant
- the rest of your cream cheese icing
- The Supplies from yesterday’s list.