My Brothers Wedding Cake

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ccwkg Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 2:04am
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My brother got married 4 hours away from where we live. I couldn't let this happen without making the cake so I was determined to find a way. So, I baked the cake earlier in the week and froze it. Not what I normally like to do but in some situations, you do what you have to. I got to our hotel room and realized we forgot cake spatulas. No problem a quick trip to Walmart and I'm in business. Well come to find out, Walmart is a 45 minute drive away. AAAAHHH Starting to stress now. I went to the local grocery and the only thing I could find was a pie server. I walked down every single isle in the place and there was nothing else. So, I went back to my hotel room , with my pie server, stressing. I completely stressed out for nothing because it worked. Not as well or as easy but my brother and his wife had a cake that they loved and now I can say I can decorate a cake with a pie server. It just goes to show what you can do if you are determined. Thank you for letting me share my accomplishment!

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margaretb Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 2:52am
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Huz-zah!

(I'm cheering for you -- grace under pressure!)

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mommicakes Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 10:28pm
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Glad that it worked out well for you. My brother is getting married next fall too. He has asked me to do the cake for him. OF COURSE I will I told him, (I live about 3 hours away from him too) so I can already feel your stresses!! icon_lol.gif

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ccwkg Posted 27 Sep 2008 , 12:06pm
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Doing the cake there wasn't too bad. I believe that if I would have had all of my supplies, it would have been a breeze. It also didn't help that the fridge in our room didn't work. Thank goodness the one in my parent's room was nice and cold and only a few doors down. The maintenance men men that were trying to fix ours got a kick out of the fact I was decorating a wedding cake in the room. Every time they came back they had to check my progress. I heard one guy as he was walking out the door saying "Did you see that big mixer?" It was very comical

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mommicakes Posted 27 Sep 2008 , 12:23pm
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What a bummer about the fridge. Glad it all worked out though. That is way too funny about the maintenance guys. I would have replied to them if I overheard them about the "big mixer". See cake decorators have big tools too!! icon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

did you post a picture of the final cake? I would love to see what it looked like. icon_biggrin.gif

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ccwkg Posted 29 Sep 2008 , 3:21am
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not yet but I plan to after I have some time to go through my pictures and find a good one.

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ccwkg Posted 29 Sep 2008 , 3:41am
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I found one and it's in my pictures now.

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mommicakes Posted 29 Sep 2008 , 11:52am
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icon_biggrin.gif Very nice job. Who knew that a pie server would do that. DH told me that if it happened to me like that, I would have tried to use the room key card to smooth the icing. LOL! icon_redface.gificon_lol.gif

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ccwkg Posted 29 Sep 2008 , 11:31pm
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LOL!! What ever it takes! hehe

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