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100th Birthday Celebration

How amazing that for a second time this year I get do a cake for a 100th birthday?  Pretty amazing.

This order came through by way of my cousin, Lorraine, to do a cake for her nephew's (also my cousin) grandmother's 100th birthday.  Of course I wanted to do it but it was for the day after my in-laws big party.  Fortunately, they were very open to options.  Even more fortunate for everyone, they wanted to do the cupcake stand with the cake on top.  Since their party was going to be roughly the same size as  Bob and Peggy's I was able to do 4 flavours (vanilla, chocolate, carrot and lemon) of cupcakes for both parties.  Normally, for 4 dozen cupcakes, I would do up to two different flavours.  It is a lot of work to do multiple flavours for only 1 dozen each.  This way I was able to give both parties lots of variety.

For the 6" cake that would go on top, I did a two layer vanilla cake with butter cream filling.  In the birthday girl's favourite colours I did daisies.  I tried doing the numbers a little differently this time and I am really happy with the way they turned out all whimsical looking.

I had everything ready for this party yesterday before my in-laws' party.  My parents were kind enough to be my delivery service as they were able to take the cupcakes, stand, cupcake legend and cake to Oshawa on their way home from the party.  Thank you!!!


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