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Nelson's Movie Cake

When I realised that Nelson's birthday party was on a weekend when I already had 3 cakes to do I sent his mom a message asking Nelson to go easy on me for his theme.  He likes to give me a challenge.  Thankfully his party theme was movies and I could do a cake along that theme too.  Woohoo!  This basically gave me carte blanche.

Remember how I bought the brown fondant instead of black?  Yeah, well, I still needed black fondant.  I realised this morning that I was going to have to dye my own black fondant.  So, I didn't get off so easy.  I had black dye all over my hands.  It's still under my nails.  Nelson is not a fan of fondant either so for extra punishment I decided to ice the cake in red icing.  It's so much fun trying to get a true red colour.  Thankfully, Americolor Super Red really is super!

Nelson is an amazing kid and totally worth the effort.  Happy Birthday Nelson.  Hope you have an amazing year.


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