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30+1 Plumeria Blossoms Cake

 For the 30-th birthday of a good friend. Inspired by a cake by ‘rittenhouse’. My first attempt at gum paste and painting on edibles, took about 4 hours and several “drafts”… Petals are scored with a wood grain roller for texture. The flowers turned out fine, but they don’t look like plumeria, color ended up too intense and the mini-muffin pan where they dried closed them up too much… 10” chocolate cake in 4 tortes, with 2 baskets of fresh strawberries and whipped chocolate ganache filling and SMBC frosting.

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3-tier Marble 

The many things that went wrong… Cake was made in 2 nights – I’d have given myself 4 for a first-time tiered cake…. It was *supposed* to be a topsy-turvy – hm… pastry cream not a good filling choice?… I resolved to boring flat, leveled and mortared but it still flooded out at a few spots…

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