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Ballerina Birthday

Last year I made Valencia the Ladybug Cake for her 2nd birthday.  So, I was delighted when I was asked to make her cake again.

This two tiered cake is so adorable, if I do say so myself.  The bottom is 10" with the Perfect Chocolate cake and peanut butter icing for the filling.  The top is 8" with Cookies and Cream.

Oh how I love to do a girly girl cake!  

Now the picture that I was given to go by had a lovely ballerina on top. I'm still not a fan of putting a lot of time and effort into making something like that only to be eaten or tossed.  Not to mention trying to charge for that time and effort!  Instead, I pulled out my cricut machine and used the Twinkle Toes cartridge to make the three paper dolls.  Originally I was only going to do one but that looked bare.  So, I added two back ups.  Besides, what kid doesn't like having something play with off of their cake?  Also, because I'm a Virgo (I like saying that instead of saying because of my Type A tendencies) there are 3 ballerinas for Valencia's 3rd birthday.


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