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#MyFavoriteCake My Dad's 80th Birthday

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Birthday
Type 3 or more Tiers
Material Buttercream, Fondant, Chocolate
Style Whimsical
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Do you sell this cake? No, just for fun

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: This was a very personal cake for me to make, as it was for my dad's 80th Birthday. I wanted it to show his life and interests. As my mum had died only a couple of months previously I wanted to include her but not to be morbid or sad. So I decided to make models of our family sat on the garden wall of the family home, but when we were children & our parents were young. It was great fun to make and I tried to make the models as true to life as I could. It was truly a labour of love. Plus my dad loved it!!

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What are you most proud of? It was the first time I had stacked a tiered cake and it worked perfectly.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? To plan ahead and be organised.

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