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Saturday, April 15, 2017

A Springy Easter Cake!

Besides cleaning and decorating for Easter this week,
I have been making food.  I always make no bake cookies in the shape of nests,
which I will show you later.
And I baked two hams today.
Easy Peasy Green Bean Casserole tomorrow.

For my Five on Friday I thought I'd share with you the cake I made.

I'm joining FAST blog with Five on Friday so here we go...
Let's talk cake.

This year I decided I was going to make a cake. 
And I was going to make it in three different colors. 
I saw this on Pinterest.
And one evening  earlier this week I decided I would bake the cakes.
And I forgot I was going to color the layers, until I sat down  my computer and looked at the cakes on the counter top.....DOH!

I put the three cakes in the freezer because I made them earlier in the week. 
The fourth one,
we ate.

I hatched a Plan B.

 A couple of nights ago I started melting colored white chocolate
and using cookie cutters to make Eastery/springy shapes.

Today I got the cake out of the freezer and used a recipe from Martha Stewart's cake book for the icing.  I also used a recipe from her cake book for the vanilla cake.  I tinted the icing green.

 Then I started with the biggest flowers and pressed them into the icing.
 I did it with the smaller flowers and bunnies and such.
Then I decided to add some grass.  So I melted some green white chocolate, and before it completely hardened, I took a steak knife and made blades.

I think it turned out pretty cute! 

 These will go on in the morning. 
I put the cake in the fridge for the night.

I don't know if you can see the recipes or not in these pictures.

They came from this book.

Happy Easter


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  1. How creative, I'm afraid the only thing I'm baking are some cupcakes.

  2. Plan B turned out super cute! I'm sure it was eaten up in no time.

  3. I would describe myself as a serial cake-a-holic so reading this and looking at those photos has made my mouth water! It's lucky I'm always so busy or I imagine i'd be the size of a house!

    Thanks for joining in this week with Five on Friday, hope you had a great Bank Holiday Weekend :)

  4. Cindy, That is a beautiful cake. I love it. I bet it tasted greats. My Karen made a berry dump cake for our dinner. I could not eat those tiny seeds...I just do not want to chance it. Blessings to you, xoxo, Susie


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