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Daisy Cake for Grandma J

Today we had a family celebration for my Grandma J's 89th birthday.  One of her favourite colours is yellow and I know she loves carrot cake.  So that's what I made.


This was a 3 layer 9" carrot cake with lots of yellow cream cheese icing.  Cream cheese icing is not easy to work with when you're covering a cake.  It goes on really easy but when the cake is dark as all cakes that go with cream cheese icing tend to be, it's hard to cover that up.  After the third layer I was out of icing and time.  I added all 89 daisies that I cut out and some green leaves for extra colour.


My cousin bought this really cool candle for the cake.  When you light it, it opens up slowly into this flower.  It looked really pretty.  You can get them on Amazon.


Grandma J getting ready to blow out her candles. :)

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