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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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Perry the Platypus Cake Tutorial: The Prep Work

Perry the Platypus Cake Tutorial: The Prep Work

[Part 2 is here]

I have a request for the tutorial to make the Perry the Platypus Cake, and since it’s needed in a hurry, I’m doing this tutorial in two parts.  By the way, I did a really detailed tutorial on last year’s dragon cake, and this year’s cake is actually similar, if a little simpler. So it wouldn’t be a bad idea to read through that tutorial in case I miss anything I covered there, as far as techniques.… [ KEEP READING ]

Party Planning is in the Works!

Party Planning is in the Works!

Posting may be light this week because I’m getting things ready for The Boy’s 5th birthday party this weekend–but I’ll be sharing a bunch of the stuff we do for it here, so stay tuned!  As mentioned before, it’s a Phineas and Ferb meet Clone Wars party (Invitation here!). 

So what’s in the works?  Cake wise we’ll be having a Perry cake, and also clone trooper cupcakes (assuming they work out like I plan!). … [ KEEP READING ]

A few Good things…

A few Good things...

Love This! It’s a great stop motion of “Adobe Photoshop Cook” making butter cookies! (via Swissmiss)

Adobe Photoshop Cook from Lait Noir on Vimeo.

Agent P (Perry) Costume

Reader Nina used the Perry the Platypus costume idea from October to create this fun Perry costume for her daughter. I love how she made the one piece Perry body (since she couldn’t find green sweats) using a sweatshirt and sweatpants of hers for the pattern.… [ KEEP READING ]