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Scooby Doo Cake for Keaton

Keaton's choice for cake this year was Scooby Doo.  Originally it was going to be chocolate but then he decided he didn't like chocolate.  So we went with Cookies n' Cream instead.

Instead of a 10" cake I did an 8" and 6" so I could have two tiers.  The bottom tier is the colour of the Mystery Machine with a big Scooby paw print.  The top tier I did to be like Scooby Doo including the dog tag.  Topped it off with a K for Keaton in orange, his favourite colour.

When I baked the cakes and they came out of the over I couldn't figure out why it looked so dry and so different from how it normally looks right out of the oven.  It wasn't until we were eating the cake that I realised I hadn't added the butter!  Yikes!  It was definitely too dry but the broken up Oreo cookies helped to mask it.  The birthday boy was happy thankfully.  At least it wasn't a complete bust.  It definitely pays to get all of the ingredients ready and lined up first.


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