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A Fall Birthday Cake (post #65257)

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I had a last-minute order on Friday for a birthday cake for Monday, and here's what I came up with (forgive the crappy lighting). For a woman's 70th birthday. The inscription is apparently an inside joke of some kind...

Ruth Wells

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Canuck's picture

(post #65257, reply #1 of 22)

That is absolutely gorgeous!

kathymcmo's picture

(post #65257, reply #2 of 22)

So beautiful! Love the flowers.

roz's picture

(post #65257, reply #3 of 22)

I would say that is an outstanding cake!

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Be impeccable with your word. Don't take anything personally. Don't make assumptions. Do your best. Don Miguel Ruiz
RuthWells's picture

(post #65257, reply #4 of 22)

Thanks, all. It was a bright spot in a tense and dreary week.

Ruth Wells


"Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job."
 - G.B. Shaw


www.lemonade-and-kidneys.blogspot.com



www.ruthssweetpleasures.com

http://www.pkdcure.org/Default.aspx?TabId=1182&ParticipantID=316&Type=1

Ruth Wells

"Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job."
 - G.B. Shaw

www.lemonade-and-kidneys.blogspot.com

www.ruthssweetpleasures.com

http://www.pkdcure.org/Default.aspx?TabI...

chiquiNO's picture

(post #65257, reply #9 of 22)

LOVELY!!!!!!

 

 

leonap's picture

(post #65257, reply #10 of 22)

Beautiful!

Jean's picture

(post #65257, reply #11 of 22)

I forgot to ask what flavor you made. Shame on me.


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RuthWells's picture

(post #65257, reply #16 of 22)

Oops, I should have mentioned in the first post! Lemon butter cake (the Whimsical Bakehouse golden butter cake recipe, tarted up with zest and juice), lemon buttercream (Italian meringue BC with lemon curd folded in), and a thin layer of lemon curd between each layer, under the buttercream.

Ruth Wells

"Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job."
 - G.B. Shaw

www.lemonade-and-kidneys.blogspot.com

www.ruthssweetpleasures.com

http://www.pkdcure.org/Default.aspx?TabI...

Amy's picture

(post #65257, reply #17 of 22)

heleen's picture

(post #65257, reply #18 of 22)

Drooooollll...... it's like my love for desserts with lemons increases by the day ;o)

RuthWells's picture

(post #65257, reply #19 of 22)

Thanks, everyone. We're off for a long family weekend, so "see" you Monday!

Ruth Wells


"Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job."
 - G.B. Shaw


www.lemonade-and-kidneys.blogspot.com



www.ruthssweetpleasures.com

http://www.pkdcure.org/Default.aspx?TabId=1182&ParticipantID=316&Type=1

Ruth Wells

"Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job."
 - G.B. Shaw

www.lemonade-and-kidneys.blogspot.com

www.ruthssweetpleasures.com

http://www.pkdcure.org/Default.aspx?TabI...

Marcia's picture

(post #65257, reply #20 of 22)

Have a wonderful family weekend. :)

evelyn's picture

(post #65257, reply #5 of 22)

gorgeous, as always, Ruth.

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In life, learn the rules so that you know how to break them properly.
Jean's picture

(post #65257, reply #6 of 22)

Oh, to be 70 again -- I'd love that cake. :)


A  clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
http://www.thebreastcancersite.com/
help to provide free mammograms for women in need

A  clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
http://www.thebreastcancersite.com/
help to provide free mammograms for women in need
Heather's picture

(post #65257, reply #7 of 22)

Beautiful roses! I'll bet she was thrilled!

gardencat's picture

(post #65257, reply #8 of 22)

That is a very nice cake and I'm sure she and those who were part of the celebration were very happy with it. You do such good work!

knitpik's picture

(post #65257, reply #12 of 22)

Very pretty.

heleen's picture

(post #65257, reply #13 of 22)

Very pretty Ruth! (and I bet delicious)

Amy's picture

(post #65257, reply #14 of 22)

Beautiful! Even with the "crappy lighting", I can tell the colors are amazing.

Adele's picture

(post #65257, reply #15 of 22)

Very nice, I love the colors.

But, but, it's SUPPOSED to taste like that!

But, but, it's SUPPOSED to taste like that!

Fledge's picture

(post #65257, reply #21 of 22)

You were always great at this, but I think your skills have advanced m'dear.

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I have an African Grey

You don't scare me

I have an African Grey

RuthWells's picture

(post #65257, reply #22 of 22)

Thank you, dear Fledge! It's nice to see you!

Ruth Wells

"Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job."
 - G.B. Shaw

www.lemonade-and-kidneys.blogspot.com

www.ruthssweetpleasures.com

http://www.pkdcure.org/Default.aspx?TabI...