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Part 2 Bakugan Cake Construction

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Part 2 of the Bakugan Cake is all about finishing up the parts and how I built them to complete the cake for my son’s birthday party. Here is a picture of the completed cake. Building The Claws From Paper Mache When I last left you it was with using paper mache to build the

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How To Make Paper Mache Paste

If you are going to use paper mache as a building material for your cakes, then you will need these simple techniques and the following recipe.   Paper Mache Recipe 3 – 6 Cups White Flour (Get the cheapest brand, it does not matter) 1 – 3 Cups Water (add more or less until the

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Bakugan Brawl! This Cake Was Ready To Rumble!

  When you think of a kid’s birthday party, you often think of cartoon characters, animals and super heroes. This cake was no different. If you have a boy (or girl) between 5 and 9, you probably have heard of Bakugans. This cake was an exact creation of such a character.  I made this cake

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First Birthday Cakes are Number “1”

At least that is how the birthday boy felt when he got this cake on his first birthday. First birthdays are an amazing celebration, you only are one once (then again, you are only 2,3,4,5, 100… once), but one is special for the parents. Being a parent for one year is also a milestone. Ok,

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Classic White Sheet Cake Recipe

Posted in Cake Recipes by cbcakes

SOMETHING TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A RECIPE FOR BUILDING CAKES When making cakes with white sheet cakes, I have always found that this type cake is a bit more dense, and therefore more durable, if you will, cake to work with. A lot of this has to do with the ingredients that are used from

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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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A Note About Where I Make Cakes: I live at high altitude so when I say I have gone through a lot of cake recipes to find one that works, I am not kidding (probably close to 35 recipes before I found one that I could work with). Thank goodness frosting recipes are not as

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Best Fondant Recipes (Or I Think So Anyway)

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Fondant will always be considered one of those really “scary” elements that only experts can use. That is not to say that if you have never used fondant you can just jump in and start using it. There are still techniques to using fondant properly. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared for the

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Cake Gallery

Posted in Featured Cakes by cbcakes

CBC  Cake Gallery   A gallery should express or portray what the person or business is about. I hope that this cake gallery will give you a clear “picture” of what my work looks like. I love making cakes and I hope that you can see this in the pictures shown here. I have put

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane (Pram or Stroller) Cake

This was one of the first cakes that I made for a client, which meant I now had to see if my cake skills were really good enough for someone else. Up to this point, I had made cakes for friends and family. I was nervous to see what I could create, but also excited

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