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Princess Cake for Catherine

This cake was fun to make.  I was given a picture to replicate and thankfully the link had a great how to tutorial.

I don't know how I got this effect with my camera on my iPhone.  It was not intentional but I like how the picture turned out.

The bottom tier was 8" chocolate with chocolate fudge filling.  The top tier was 6" cookies and cream with buttercream filling.  I wanted the pink bows to be a darker pink but I could not find my dye and I knew I had a bottle somewhere.  Of course I found it as I was cleaning up.  Grr!  Mr T and I delivered cake to Vaughan only to realise I had forgotten a key element of the cake.

I can't believe I forgot to add Happy Birthday and the 8.  I forgot to make them, not just forgot to add them.  I felt so bad.  I offered up to bring the rest back tomorrow.  I was freaking out inside because I am getting ready for the big wedding cake for tomorrow and had everything timed out.  Fortunately on our way home I got a call saying that we could drop it off at her parents' which is about 15 minutes from our place.  Phew!  Mr. T could do that on his own and get a trip to a 7-Eleven at the same for a Slurpee.  I made the banner and the 8 as soon as I got home.

The birthday girl loved it.  Yay!


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