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 Post subject: Birthday Cake #1
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:18 pm 
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Hoards Peppermint Jo-Jos
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My dad and I have birthdays within days of each other, so I made both his cake and mine, and will be posting mine once it is finished this weekend for my birthday on Sunday. Here is the one I made for him, as per his request. He usually asks for cinnamon crumb cake, but this time he wanted a chocolate cake, which I made with coffee to bring out the flavor. This is the VCTOTW buttercream and ganache, following the suggestions of everyone in the thread in the Kitchen. Let's hope it's good! Those are cake crumbs on top, not a lumpy ganache, which I was able to avoid thanks to your advice!

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 Post subject: Re: Birthday Cake #1
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:28 pm 
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Looks great! And happy birthday! Mine's on Saturday and I still need to figure out a cake. I might copy this one!


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 Post subject: Re: Birthday Cake #1
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:41 pm 
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Looks yummy!


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 Post subject: Re: Birthday Cake #1
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:27 pm 
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I love chocolate cake with vanilla butter cream topped with ganache! Good job!

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 Post subject: Re: Birthday Cake #1
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:10 pm 
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How sweet! <3


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 Post subject: Re: Birthday Cake #1
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Ooooh, it looks so delicious! He's so lucky to have someone bake such a nice cake!

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 Post subject: Re: Birthday Cake #1
PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:22 am 
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guys, they loved the cake! weeeeeeee!

it was seriously one of the best cakes i've ever made. i don't always think this, but i really thought it was like the italian bakery cakes i grew up eating. omnomnom. plus my dad loved it!


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 Post subject: Re: Birthday Cake #1
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:45 pm 
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yum!!


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