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Twin #1 Cake : License Plate

I was asked to make a cake for each twin for their 30 birthday.  The first was a replica of his license plate for his Audi.


I think the plate could pass for the real thing!  This was a 9 x 13 two layer carrot cake with cream cheese icing.


I dyed the cream cheese icing black.  Yikes!  It looks cool as this is the colour of his Audi.  I find with cream cheese icing it's hard not to see the cake through the icing no matter how much you layer it on.  There is no change in taste but it will stain your teeth, tongue and lips temporarily.  There is no sneaking a piece of this cake without getting caught.

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