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40th Anniversary Cake

For this cake I was challenged with making actual roses for the first time with fondant.  I had bought a couple of rose petal cutters a while ago in preparation for the decorations on this cake.  YouTube is a great resource for tutorials.  I watched several ones before settling on what I thought would work best for me.  


Once I was done I sprayed the red ones with some edible gold glitter.  Not bad if I do say so myself!


This was a two layer 9 x 13 vanilla cake with buttercream filling.  I decorated the cake based on a couple of pictures I was sent.  I love using these letter cutters.  When I first got these several years ago I had no idea how to use them.  It was so hard to get the fondant out.  Then I watched a YouTube video and it make so much more sense.  Now my reject letter pile is much smaller when I'm tapping them out.

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