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Ladybug Cake

I practically begged my friend to let me make the cake for her daughter’s third birthday party. She had sent out invitations with ladybugs, so I followed her lead. I did read somewhere that red and black were the most difficult colors to achieve in fondant, so at this point I played it safe with pink and brown. I had learned my lesson, and buttercream was solidly preventing any potential of milk-based vanilla cream filling destroying my creation. The process of creating it was relatively smooth and uneventful. Kids and parents alike enjoyed it at the birthday party.

Note: While back-dated to August – when the cake was made – this post was actually written in November, after I decided to offload into cyberspace my newly-discovered obsession with cakes…

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