First Birthday Crooked Cake

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This is a three tiered cake. It was my first attempt at a crooked cake. I made this for my niece's 1st birthday. I put the monkey on the top because my sister always calls her "monkey".

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Thanks for the comments. I have not tried the marshmallow fondant, I was affraid to use it since I've never used ti before and I've only used fondant one other time about 8 years ago. The monkey is fondant, got the idea from this website.

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This is beautiful. How did you make those roses? I love them. Also, how is your fondant? I don't like the taste of it and I always pick it off? Any suggestions?

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thats what I was thinking, "its not crooked" what is it about these "crooked" or whimsical, cakes that are so popular.... I think they are pretty, but never thought they would be so popular.

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The crooked part doesn't show up very well in the photo. It's not quite as crooked as some I've seen, I guess I was a little scared about the stability. The roses are made out of fondant, I seen them in a photo and tried to copy them. You roll the fondant very thin and fold it in half loosely. I then simply rolled it and pinched it in spots. Then pinched off the bottom. Thanks for all your responses. I bought the fondant, sorry can't remember what brand it was. It really doesn't taste that gr...

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What did you use for the curly things on top? My neice wants a graduation cake with 2005 as the topper and I like the curly wire looking things you have on yours. How did you make them?

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Aunt Kathleen, I just loved my birthday cake. Thanks so much for making it. I can't wait to see what you do next year.

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What did you use for the curly things on top? My neice wants a graduation cake with 2005 as the topper and I like the curly wire looking things you have on yours. How did you make them?

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This is beautiful. How did you make those roses? I love them. Also, how is your fondant? I don't like the taste of it and I always pick it off? Any suggestions?

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thats what I was thinking, "its not crooked" what is it about these "crooked" or whimsical, cakes that are so popular.... I think they are pretty, but never thought they would be so popular.

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The crooked part doesn't show up very well in the photo. It's not quite as crooked as some I've seen, I guess I was a little scared about the stability. The roses are made out of fondant, I seen them in a photo and tried to copy them. You roll the fondant very thin and fold it in half loosely. I then simply rolled it and pinched it in spots. Then pinched off the bottom. Thanks for all your responses. I bought the fondant, sorry can't remember what brand it was. It really doesn't taste that gr...

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Thanks for the comments. I have not tried the marshmallow fondant, I was affraid to use it since I've never used ti before and I've only used fondant one other time about 8 years ago. The monkey is fondant, got the idea from this website.

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Aunt Kathleen, I just loved my birthday cake. Thanks so much for making it. I can't wait to see what you do next year.


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