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A Bit of Irish

post #1 of 15
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Picture it..........a cranky man who will turn 50.......he's Irish and very proud of it........but does not want a hint of turning 50.........the party is big......about 75 people......I've thought of all the Irish stuff; Leprechaun, rainbows, pot of gold........yadda, yadda, yadda...........

What do you think.....the theme is Irish......I was just wondering if I could get some creative ideas out there.................. icon_smile.gif
post #2 of 15
What is he most proud of?
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
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Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
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post #3 of 15
go green, find out where in ireland he's from, go searching on the net for the town, find the local pub and do a bct of the pub. A lot of work researching but you may put a smile on the mans face, people do appreciate the effort.
post #4 of 15
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what a fantastic idea..........thank you
post #5 of 15
You could make a "pot of gold" cake and fill it with those golden chocolate coins.

Debbie
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Hope your day is a piece of cake!
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post #6 of 15
Hi Cakelady, how did the cake go, just curious.
post #7 of 15
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I have that cake next weekend........I think I'll put a pot of gold and maybe a rainbow on it..............it's supposed to be a spice cake........that's all he'll say he wants......stubborn!!!!!!!!!!!
post #8 of 15
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Originally Posted by cakelady

.......it's supposed to be a spice cake........that's all he'll say he wants......stubborn!!!!!!!!!!!

I dunno... maybe it's just my warped sense of humor, but if he says all he wants is a spice cake, then that's all I would make for him. A spice cake, nothing else, no icing, no filling. Plain as can be. But then for the rest of the folks I'd make a nice cake with maybe a BCT of Ireland on it, or 4 leaf clovers, or maybe a BCT of Guiness.

Debbi
Spanish sugar, French Pastry, Swiss chocolate, and American Apple Pie. How much sweeter can life get????
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Spanish sugar, French Pastry, Swiss chocolate, and American Apple Pie. How much sweeter can life get????
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post #9 of 15
You could cut the cake in the shape of Ireland using a printout off the internet (here's a possible source - www.map-ireland.com) and then using a reversed image of the exact same printout, do a BCT to cover the top of the cake. Then you could put the gold coins on the sides. If you use an electric carving knife, cutting the cake in the Ireland pattern would be easy (you just lay the printout on top and cut) and I have found that the electric knife does a great job of cutting down on crumbs. You can also put a gold star on the cake to show the city/ town he's from in Ireland.
post #10 of 15
That should look great dont forget to show us how it turns out, good luck.
post #11 of 15
just wondering how your cake turned out...
post #12 of 15
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iT'S due next weekend............I'll let you know
post #13 of 15
Hope the cake went well cakelady, cant wait to see it.
post #14 of 15
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I made a pot of gold.......with gold coins.....it turned out great....BUT when I delivered it to the home of the party........the owners had been out shopping all day....they turned off the AC.......and the house was VERY HOT.......they set it on the talbe and well......I left.....I didn't stay around to see if it lasted.......I'm sure it didn't cool off in there too quickly........
I didn't take pictures of it........I had so many cakes due that day.....I didn't take pictures of any of them......I simply forgot...........
post #15 of 15
I'm sure it was great. That was a really good idea to do the pot of gold, mush easier than my suggestion.
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