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Construction Cake for a Civil Engineer

My friend Hibah had booked me to do this cake months ago, but we both forgot about it.  I think I completely forgot about and she forgot to remind me.  But that's okay, I still had plenty of time to make this cake when we talked about it a few days beforehand.

Strangely enough the Perfect Chocolate Cake was the perfect cake to do for what Hibah had envisioned.  This was a 3 layer 9" cake with whipped cream filling and the chocolate fudge icing.


To make this cake look like a construction zone I sent Mr T off to the dollar store to pick up some toy trucks.  He did not disappoint.  I would tell you what each one was, but I only can confidently say one of them is a dump truck. I trimmed off a portion of the top layer to make it look like it was being dug up and then roughly iced the cake and spread the icing onto the cake board.  The dirt was made out of crushed up Oreo cookies.  The cones were out of fondant.

This cake came together fairly quickly and easily.

That's it.  I am all caught up on my blog posting.  Until the next baking endeavour! :)

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