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Spring Baby Shower Cake

My friend Albena asked me to make this cake for a shower that she's throwing for a friend of hers today.  She came over this evening to help me decorate.  I'm not very good with people helping me.  I'm a little particular with my work. I'm usually just happy to have someone to chat with while I am working.  Her and Miss E were actually great help in punching out the flowers and leaves while I painted on the branches with some gel food colouring.  It was awesome to be done the cake early in the evening.

Albena had sent me a picture of the cake and cupcakes she wanted me to replicate for a spring themed shower cake in red velvet.  This is an 8" two layer red velvet with cream cheese icing filling.  The baby is a girl, obviously, and her initials will be MM, hence the monogramming on the front.  Originally I wasn't going to put a border around the bottom but we had some extra cream cheese icing and Albena suggested dying it yellow and I have to agree it looked much better with this.  It also covered one of the edges that I cut the fondant too short on.


  1. Truly adorable Spring Baby Shower Cake! I have never seen such fantastic cake ever. My mother in law too threw an outdoor baby shower bash last week for me. She reserved one of best venues in San Francisco for this party. It was just fantabulous event.


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