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Pot o Gold Cake For My Sons 8th Birthday Party

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Gravity-Defying Cake Designs taught by Lauren Kitchens

Create Lauren's gravity-defying waffle cake with a simple, hidden support structure. Use what you learn to achieve this amazing illusion with other designs, too!

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Fondant (cover pot), Modeling Chocolate (clouds, rainbow, leprechaun), melted chocolate to secure the rainbow rays on the back, foil covered coins.

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What are you most proud of? All of it! But I love the clouds, even though they were the easiest part. I had grand visions of another leprechaun skateboarding on the rainbow, but the dog ate the leprechaun, skateboard broke, and the rainbow wouldn't have supported it anyway. I'm really glad that I didn't- I like the simplicity of how it turned out.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't make the clouds too big/heavy or the rainbow will droop. Use melted chocolate to help secure them. If I were doing it again I wouldn't have carved the rim of the cake- the fondant made it droop. It ended up looking good, but I was afraid it would tear/break. Next time if carve the pot then add a roll of fondant for the rim.

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Thank you!

04/02/2014 Flag

very creative!

05/27/2014 Flag


01/05/2015 Flag

Beautiful and very Creative!

08/24/2015 Flag

Awesome job on your cake. Love it!

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