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Birthday Cakes

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Birthday Cakes

When I was a lad a birthday cake was a round sponge cake covered with white icing and topped off with some candles.
If I was lucky it had a layer of jam in the middle.
Now it has to be customised.
I've personally seen a Gucci bag cake which was very good and a Cars cake.
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Re: Birthday Cakes

"Where will it end" you say
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My missus was good at making cakes.... she made one for me, that was a very good resemblance of my computer at the time.... and Acorn Electron... complete with the addon extension... It tasted really good... she later made one representing the Narrow Boat we lived on !.. again, a pretty good copy... unfortunately, I did not think of taking pics at the time !...
She also made the 4 tier wedding cake for her son`s wedding.. it was on a revolving stand, and had a "carousel/galloper" on the top which played the wedding march...  Got pics somewhere, but not available quickly.... was about 4 ft tall when completed... !
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Re: Birthday Cakes

Customised cakes are nice and fun.  I recently had a 'football' cake made for a 10 year old. He loved it Smiley He really didn't want to cut into it.
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I know people who have had a picture cake made at Asda for their young one using a head and shoulders picture.
When it comes to the cutting up of the cake into party bag size pieces they can't stick a knife into their child's face......can't say I blame them.
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We have a very good cake-maker in our High Street. Not only does she make cakes but also runs courses in cake-making for the locals.
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I know people who have had a picture cake made at Asda for their young one using a head and shoulders picture.

We had one like that for my daughter's 5th or 6th birthday but I think it was from Sainsbury's or Tesco - can't remember now.
I'm not a lover of sponge cakes with icing preferring a nice fruit cake (hopefully with a little brandy added Wink) with lots of marzipan topped with icing but the younger ones never seem to want it (without the brandy, of course).

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Fancy cakes are OK but for little kids............
If you don't want tantrums at going home time it's best to stick to a good old standard shaped one.
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Make sure there's loads of E additives and artificial colours in the cake - helps make a wild kiddie party.
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