Just Completed My First Stacked Cake

Decorating By katies_cakes Updated 28 Mar 2010 , 12:25pm by Ivy383

katies_cakes Posted 25 Mar 2010 , 11:45pm
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Hi all, with the help of many CC members i have just done my first stacked cake, its a donation to my daughters school to help raise funds. its being delivered in the morning. its not perfect, but im happy with my first attempt. i would appreciate any honest comments. (its the grassy one in my photos) and i want to say a massive thankyou to anyone that has given me advice recently, it wouldnt have happend without you all. i love my CC family!!

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mamawrobin Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 12:08am
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Great job for your first.

Mrs-A Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 12:11am
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just wanted to say it think its very pretty and im loving the garden & butterflies

congrats and well done

katies_cakes Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 12:45am
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Thank you for your kind comments. im still nervous about delivery in the morning. i hope they will like it.

prterrell Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 3:09am
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Very beautiful! Amazing for a first stacked cake!

CakeEvolution Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 3:33am
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It looks very nice, Congrats

SpecialtyCakesbyKelli Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 3:40am
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Very nice job! Did you paint the grass on? I couldn't tell... looks neat!

katies_cakes Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 8:21am
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Wow, thankyou for all your wonderful replys. im not so worried about taking it now! and yes the grass is hand painted on-it took forever!

SpecialtyCakesbyKelli Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 5:12pm
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Well it really looks good.... I love painting on a cake, it does take forever though icon_smile.gif

Mug-a-Bug Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 5:24pm
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icon_eek.gificon_eek.gif Great job!! That is a really cute cake! Love it! Your fondant isn't perfectly smooth... not that mine ever is. Try trimming the sides of your cake with a very sharp knife after it has settled over night. And remember that smooth buttercream = smooth fondant. Great job! thumbs_up.gif

nanatrucker Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 5:27pm
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Looks Good!!!! Great job!

katies_cakes Posted 28 Mar 2010 , 11:39am
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Mug-a-bug, i will try that on my next one, my crumb coat was not very smooth! i covered the cake twice and had to start again because the fondant kept tearing. but practice makes perfect!

Ivy383 Posted 28 Mar 2010 , 12:25pm
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I think it's very cute. Good job! icon_smile.gif

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