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Sesame Street Cake and Cupcakes

Last year I made this Baby Shower Cake and this year I received an order to do the baby's 1st Birthday cake.  I didn't connect the two until his mom came to pick it up.  Duh!

She sent me pictures of the cake she wanted along with the cupcakes.  I went from there.

Sesame Street Cake
The cake was an 8" and a 6" tier in vanilla. The blue fondant did not go on well.  It was pretty stressful and had a lot blemishes.  Thankfully the polka dots hid the majority of them. Fortunately everything else went smoothly.

For the cupcakes I did six each of the characters.  It wasn't as painful as I thought it would be. I love the decorated cupcakes but they can be so time consuming.  However, once I broke it down into steps and having supplies organised really helps.  They turned out really well.  I tried to save on the icing a bit by combining the leftover blue and yellow, but it didn't go so well.  The green on Oscar I think turned out similar to his colouring on TV rather than the cartoon look on the cake.

Sesame Street Cupcakes
Willow was very curious and wanted to help out.


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