Messed Up My Grandson's 1St Bd Cake - Please Help

Decorating By Arriva Updated 9 Oct 2010 , 2:37pm by Arriva

Arriva Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 11:51am
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The last thing I did was write "Happy Birthday" on his cake, then I moved on to the smash cake. When I came back to do an "overall" look of the other cake, I cringed. The first thing I did was put his name on the side of the cake, then I placed colorful circles on the cake. Then I decided to write in red buttercream "Happy Birthday" on the top of the cake. Evidently I turned the cake and "Happy Birthday" doesn't line up with his name on the side of the cake. How can I fix this?

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pinkjacs Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 1:15pm
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what style of cake is it

cakemama2010 Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 1:29pm
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Has the buttercream crusted? You can usually just pull off the writing (gently) with minimal damage and re-pipe it in its correct spot.

Arriva Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 2:37pm
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The buttercream had crusted, and of course the writing was in red on top of white. I scraped it off and re-iced that portion of the cake - there were some decorations that I could not remove at this point. Re-smoothed the top, and wrote again. I've tried to upload pictures but can not do so. Thanks for your help.

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