Day: October 19, 2010

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A sunny birthday cake

Here’s the finished cake… The White Velvet Cake with Lemon Curd filling and Neoclassic Buttercream I used fondant to cut out the flowers of three sizes to randomly place all over the cake and buttercream to fill the centers, dots and border around the base of the cake.  My goal was a sunny-cheerful birthday cake… […]

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Birthday Cakes
Cakes and Frostings

Oooops. #2 Golden Neoclassic Buttercream

I knew there’d be posts like this.  I just hoped they wouldn’t happen often.  Or this soon.  I’d gotten the kitchen all cleaned up from the cake debacle and I was content with the now cool cake and so it was time to proceed with preparing the frosting. I”d decided to make the Golden NeoClassic […]

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Birthday Cakes
Cakes and Frostings

Ooops #1 White Velvet Cake

I decided to make the White Velvet Cake – page 17 – but with Lemon Curd filling instead of milk-chocolate Ganache.  Seems better to me for the birthday cake today. The recipe is straightforward – a butter cake – I’ve made it before for wedding cakes.  Simple.  Glad it’s in this book.  So I decided […]

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fillings

Lemon Curd (p 205)

I love this recipe for lemon curd.  It could be called: Lemon Dream. So, I needed to make a special birthday cake today — special, bcz it was for a dear friend whose husband’s been hospitalized and he wanted to treat his wife to a special birthday dinner.  He mentioned to Wes that she likes […]

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