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Highlights from the Skylander’s Birthday Party: the Cake

Highlights from the Skylander's Birthday Party: the Cake

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.

Here is the Cake.  I decided that I would go relatively simple — a fondant covered floating island… with Candy Clay Chompies.

Tutorial: Make Angry Birds Cupcakes

Tutorial: Make Angry Birds Cupcakes

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 ]

Roundup of 14 Food & Craft ideas for Angry Birds!

Roundup of 14 Food & Craft ideas for Angry Birds!

Angry Birds Cookies

My 5 year old has discovered the world of iPhone games, and loves Angry Birds.  So in honor of him, here’s a roundup of some fun Angry Bird things you can eat, play with, or make!

EAT THESE:

Twitter bud @robynski shares the how-to on making Angry Birds cookies on her blog

Angry Birds Cupcakes at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

Angry Birds Cake! via Great White Snark … plus you can buy Edible Angry Birds cake toppers.… [ KEEP READING ]

Awesome Octopus Cake

Awesome Octopus Cake

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.

Another view

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!

Perry the Platypus Mini-Cakes, made from Twinkies!

Perry the Platypus Mini-Cakes, made from Twinkies!

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 ]

Perry the Platypus Cake, Part 2: Assembly

Perry the Platypus Cake, Part 2: Assembly

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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.
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