Help On First Cake

Decorating By rudoo Updated 21 Apr 2005 , 10:53am by rudoo

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rudoo Posted 21 Apr 2005 , 1:46am
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Hi everyone, I am going to start practicing on a cake for my daughters 5th birthday in June. I want to make a whimsical cake with gumpaste or fondant flowers and butterflies. All bright colors! In doing my research, I think I will use the Super Enhanced Cake Formula recipe, and the Faux Fondant- Crusting Buttercream. Are these good choices? I like the look of the fondant cakes, but since the taste isn't so great ( and it is for 5 year olds!) I would do the Faux Fondant. Any other ideas or sugestions would be appreciated! Thanks, Jonna

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cakemommy Posted 21 Apr 2005 , 2:12am
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Never made that type of cake but try the marshmallow fondant recipe! It's yummy and the kids will love it!!!


P.S. Can't wait to see the cake. Post your practice one.

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peacockplace Posted 21 Apr 2005 , 2:15am
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I've never heard of that recipe either, but I second the vote for marshmallo fondant! It's so much better than the wilton kind! Good luck with your cake thumbs_up.gif

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tanyascakes Posted 21 Apr 2005 , 5:47am
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Hi. I believe that the MMF will do the trick. All kids love marshmallows!!! And with a cake done in it by mom, you will so rock!! I hope that you make what you want. I am sure that they will love it.

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Lisa Posted 21 Apr 2005 , 7:54am
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The faux fondant is here

I love whimsical cakes! It's almost something you can't mess-up because every little detail doesn't have to be perfect. It will look so pretty too with the butterflies, flowers and bright colors. I think ribbon roses are a really whimsical flower too if you wanted to try those.

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rudoo Posted 21 Apr 2005 , 10:53am
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Thanks for the answers everyone. Lisa, are there any instructions availabe on the ribbon roses? Are they easy? Jonna

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