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Cat in the Hat Cake

Last month I got to do my first Cat in the Hat cake.  It was a 3 layer 8 inch cookies and cream cake with buttercream filling.

I had sent Mr. T out to the Bulk Barn to get the box and to also buy an 8 inch cake pan. I only have two 8 inch pans and I decided to finally get a third pan to for more options.  For some reason, there is a shortage on these pans in the city right now.  I was also really low on white fondant.  I had enough to cover the cake but it had been exposed to air for too long and was really hard to knead ad roll out.  Because it was so dry it cracked easily.  So annoying!  Fortunately I was covering most of the cake in red dye.

The cat and the fish I printed out on thick card stock with a toothpick taped on the back.  The droplets of water are made with wire and fondant.


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