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Janice's Birthday Cake

I was very excited to make this cake for Janice's birthday, Mr. T's cousin.  Her mom called me over a month ago to ask me to make it.  The request was for red velvet; colours; black, white and red; she likes shoes and shopping.

I found another recipe to try out at Bakerella.com. So far it was the easiest to put together. I still am not a fan of this flavour so it is really hard for me to judge a good recipe.  However, the birthday loved it and so did the guests.  Hopefully, it was okay.  Mr. T is not a fan either so he was of no help!

I've used the shoes several times before on previous cakes.  It's no nice when I don't have to go surfing to find pictures for a cake when they are already in my library.  Saves a lot time.  For the shopping bags/purses I just cut them out free hand and rolled out the red handles.  There's over a hundred flowers decorating the cake.  Some are strategically placed to cover up some flaws.




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