Cake Central › Cake Forums › Cake Talk › Cake Decorating › SandCastle Cake...
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

SandCastle Cake...

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
I baked a banana nut cake...2" double layers of 10", 8" and 6" topper... The sea shell are ceramic... I used whimiscal buttercreme filling.mmmmm and faux fondant icing... then I had my son crush pecan sandies and vanilla waffer cookies to resemble the sand... I used sugar cubes dipped in icing and cookie crumbs sprinkled on them around the top...Some of the cookie crumbs came off when I was stacking the cakes..... I was running out of time so I didn't get to put them around the other two layers...the bottom layer has doubled sugar cubes around it.. it's hard to see it.... Any way... it was a big hit being my Son in law and daughter just got back from vacationing in NC...It was his 30th. birthday....he loved the cake...
I thought it tasted really good too, and it smelled "GREAT"!!!!
It was very hot and humid here and I was worried about the cake staying together...lol...but it did...
Thanks for looking...
cakegal
cakegal
Reply
cakegal
Reply
post #2 of 5
That's so cute! Really nice for a birthday too. You must have had a big party!
My drug of choice is FROSTING!
Reply
My drug of choice is FROSTING!
Reply
post #3 of 5
Looks like real sand! The ceramic shells are so pretty too. Nice job thumbs_up.gif
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
Reply
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
Reply
post #4 of 5
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the compliments.....
No...No big party..... I had to make up for a cake I owed him from last yr..... We had the bottom cake here at my place.... and the top cake goes to his mom and dad...and the middle cake he's taking to work today to share with his clients.... He works at a skills home and takes care of 3 mentally challenged boys.... They'll enjoy the cake, I'm sure....
Thanks again..
Hugz,
cakegal
cakegal
Reply
cakegal
Reply
post #5 of 5
The cake looks great! Love the sand.
I've never heard of "whimisical buttercream" Would you mind sharing the recipe?

Thanks!

jenn
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Cake Decorating
Cake Central › Cake Forums › Cake Talk › Cake Decorating › SandCastle Cake...