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Celebration cakes
Thu 23-Aug-12
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Aly
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Brilliant! Well done

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The cake is wonderful, Val, no wonder he was thrilled......were all the Daleks edible ?

 

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wave Wow, that cake is fantastic Val.  star   star    star   What patience you have!!

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By heck Val, I thought you were going to make just the one Dalek, what a terrific job you've done.  

I'll try that again!

Fri 24-Aug-12
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Thanks girls – yes, they were all edible, Hattie.

The base of each Dalek was an Askeys ice cream cornet, the point on which the heads (ball of fondant icing) sat nice and sturdily!

I filled the cornets with melted white chocolate the night before, and refrigerated them to make them solid to work with.

The 'necks' of each Dalek were constructed from liquorice catherine wheels (centres removed).

The grey fondant icing was made by mixing a small amount of black icing with mostly white icing, and it did have a metallic look about it!

Then, my niece and I had a fun time thinking about, and creating, what to put on the cocktail sticks laugh .

Bless 'im, when he saw his cake, he actually said "I expected something to do with Dr Who, cos it's my favourite, but I didn't expect anything this good!" What a gentleman!

The top of the fondant-covered cake was spread with Nutella (bigger brother's request), but as it was so warm, the Daleks were sliding off – or bailing out – quite funny, actually. big_laugh

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Well that had me giggling BS. Love the description of the daleks sliding off cheers

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That's excellent Val, well done

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Thanks, Jan! big_hug

Do you have a picture of your cake? (I don't do Facebook, you see!) laugh

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here we go..

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Your picture is on Facebook, and I'm not allowed in .......   cry

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Nor me.......whistle

 

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Hmm, will see if i can load it on to photobucket

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managed to copy it to photobucket, but now can't get it to load on here...bloody hell!

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try again

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Amazin' Jan, how many flowers are there?  laugh

A lot of work has gone into that !  welldone

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