Happy Third Anniversary Baybee!

For our anniversary, I attempted to recreate our wedding cake (top tier). You can see the original here. It was a good learning experience, except the silver frosting I had didn't work (looked like mud) and improvising kind of farked up the fondant border... but it tastes good. It's a lemon buttercream 3-tier cake (recipe).

All in all I was pretty satisfied with it. :) I'd love to take real classes to learn actual techniques.

7 Responses to “Happy Third Anniversary Baybee!”

  1. Nicole Says:

    Way to go! It looks like it was pertty darn believable. I hope you two had a great anniversary.

    How about we try for the Zoo again the weekend after memorial day (oh my goodness, that’s june already!). We don’t have plans for memorial day weekend yet, so that would be a possibility, though it might be quite crowded (not necessarily a horrible thing either).

  2. Dawn Says:

    I’m in Phoenix the weekend of Memorial Day, but the weekend after would probably work just fine! :D

  3. Carolyn Says:

    I took courses for cake decorating at Michael’s Arts and Crafts store, I bought this kit for cake decorating and got free classes, I am pretty sure that those stores are nationwide. If you’re interested you should check it out, it helped me a lot.

  4. Andrea Says:

    Hey Dawnie Cakes,
    I was excited to see there was a new post but I can’t read it. :( Can you email me the password?

  5. Olivia Says:

    Hey Dawn~
    I was also excited to see there is a new post! Could you please email me the password at cali girl olivia at gmail dot com?
    Thanks!
    Olivia

  6. Andrea Says:

    Hey Dawn,
    Can you remove my email from my previous post? I forgot and put it in the normal format and now I’m getting spam.

  7. Hazel Says:

    Holy crap! You did an awesome job! The cake looks divine. Totally believable replica. You’ve got many mad skillz, lady! Happy belated anniversary! I know I’m eons late. I still had to comment! :)

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