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Sweet 16 Music Cake

For this cake I was asked to make it to include purple, music and an iPhone.  This one I designed on my own.  Started with a 10" chocolate cake with chocolate fudge filling, iced in butter cream and covered in purple fondant.  Purple continues to be a colour I struggle with.  This is the darkest I could get it to go after using two thirds of a bottle of gel. At least it was obviously purple for a change!

For the lettering I added the yellow polka dots to make it look like it was on a marquis.  The piano keys start on the side and come up over the top.  I used an edible black marker to add the black keys.  I cut out lots of stars in various size and added music notes in black marker.

At first I wasn't going to add the iPhone as I wasn't sure how to incorporate it into the theme.  So, I made a little iPhone with some apps on the "screen".  Miss E recognised it as an iPhone so I figured it passed as a good interpretation.


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