BCBakey Posted 28 Jan 2013 , 2:11pm
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I am still very much a newbie and I have alot to work on but I'm learning as I go. This is a cake that I did for my SIL's baby shower which was turtle and fish themed. It was a chocolate cake (4 layers on bottom tier, 3 on top) layered with chocolate buttercream and covered in vanilla buttercream. Accents made with a combo of marshmallow fondant and gumpaste. One thing I learned is that chocolate cake is much more crumbly than white cake! I didn't crumbcoat but I had to be extremely careful. I also should have separated the bottom tier with a cake circle because it was so tall. I think it turned out pretty good though and tasted great. Got lots of compliments. Now if I can start getting PAID for my work that would be fantastic lol! I will be doing my first paid cake in a couple weeks. ANY AND ALL suggestions are welcome!

 

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cakesbymaryann Posted 28 Jan 2013 , 3:50pm
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Very nice job.  Hope you enjoy making lots of beautiful cakes.  Mary ann

-K8memphis Posted 28 Jan 2013 , 5:11pm
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that is a very nice and  beautiful first tier cake

 

you should be very proud

remnant3333 Posted 28 Jan 2013 , 6:02pm
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You did an excellent job!!! Nice cake!!!
 

Izzy Sweet Posted 28 Jan 2013 , 6:58pm
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Great job, it is very cute and it does not look like a first time cake at all.

BCBakey Posted 28 Jan 2013 , 7:10pm
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Aww thanks everyone!!!! :) I really appreciate the feedback.

Norasmom Posted 28 Jan 2013 , 8:49pm
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It's beautiful.  Lucky mom-to-be!

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