Posts Tagged ‘cake’

We’ve a bit of a Doctor Who thing happening here this year, so it was only natural for my now-10 year old to request a TARDIS cake for his birthday.

And not just any old TARDIS cake — a 3D TARDIS cake!

While my execution could use refinement (a side effect of making things up as you go along, like I tend to do when assembling birthday cakes and Halloween costumes, and pretty much anything else I create), and I learned a very important lesson — the Heart of the TARDIS is not, in fact, custard — he was impressed with the results.

I, however, fully expect to see this one posted to Cake Wrecks!

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This post now lives at: http://melissadimock.com/blog/2013/03/08/diy-minecraft-terrain-block-cake-with-marzipan-piggies

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This recipe needs no fancy name. It’s flavour and moistness speak for themselves. This cake was a staple of childhood celebrations in my house while growing up — it makes a fabulous base for Black Forest Cake, but is also excellent with chocolate cream cheese icing and cinnamon hearts.

Of course, if I were to give it a fancy name, I’d probably call it “Triple Layer Fudge Cake”.. or something like that.

This cake has been the base for a number of birthday cakes for my own kids. One year I used it to make a pirate ship, another year it was transformed into a volcano. This year, it is being used in a Minecraft themed creation.Volcano!

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This hilarious video made me laugh until tears came to my eyes. So poignant, so singable, and so damn’ TRUE!

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