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Peacock Birthday and graduation cake

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Graduation/birthday cake

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Graduation
Style Whimsical
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Fondant, petal dust, LOVE!

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What are you most proud of? That I accomplished my FIRST tiered cake, fondant cake and artistic project without a class or an assistant....though I would LOVE to get more training, I pride my first baking artistic project! The bottom layer was carrot cake w/ cheesecake & apricot pineapple filling. The middle was chocolate w/nutella, and the top was a sweet vanilla shortcake with a fresh raspberries, strawberries and blackberries glaze. I love peacocks, Nick loves dragons, and Victoria loves Vampires (hence the red ruby drops)..

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make fondant decorations before hand...let them dry between parchment paper. Use silica gel bags to keep dry. Find a really GOOD series on Netflix and set aside a weekend! :) LOVE the project, DREAM the project...BE the project! Then watch God's appreciation to your devotion work through your hands!

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