New Mexican Cake

Decorating By rosie31 Updated 2 May 2010 , 5:01am by abra526

rosie31 Posted 1 May 2010 , 8:56pm
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I am making a cake for my dad for his birthday, and his favorite place in the world is New Mexico, US. I have a cookie cutter of the Indian bear and lizard, but i dont know how to include these into the cake. I was also thinking about putting some sand and the New Mexican flag. The only thing is i have no idea how to tie all of these together to make one design!

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pikle Posted 1 May 2010 , 9:15pm
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From someone who grew up in NM icon_biggrin.gif... I would do an Navajo blanket type theme. Then you could add anything on it-- lots of turquoise and natural colors with the geometric shapes ... could even throw a green chile in there icon_wink.gif-- we love them!!!

JGMB Posted 1 May 2010 , 9:38pm
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Right away, I thought of a cactus. Have you seen these?

This already incorporates the sand, then maybe you could drape the NM flag over the top or around the bottom of the pot. Just an idea.

abra526 Posted 2 May 2010 , 5:01am
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I was born and raised in NM, and it's my favorite place to be! I have always wanted to do a cake with the NM flag draped over it, hanging off all the sides. Zia symbols are a big part of our heritage. And this cake is one that I have had saved in my faves for a long time;

Good luck and I can't wait to see the result!

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