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    How is your daughter 2 already? Wtf! Wasnt it yesterday you were saying she was 6 months and needed to be held all the time?!

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    That's a fantastic cake Nomsie! Makes me excited about what cake I'll make ds next year!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElizaDoLittle View Post
    What the heck is a "crumb ice" and I have to ask... @Nomsie you didn't use asparagus as antennas did you 😳
    I have no idea what "crumb ice" means either!

    The antenna looks like jelly snakes?

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    Crumb icing or a crumb coat is masking (covering) the cake with a very thin layer of your icing as a first coat to keep the crumbs of the cake from getting mixed up in your final layer of icing.
    The crumb coat will likely be patchy and thin in some places (it's even ok if it is see through). It just seals the cake so it makes the outside coat 'clean'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElizaDoLittle View Post
    What the heck is a "crumb ice" and I have to ask... @Nomsie you didn't use asparagus as antennas did you ������
    Haha no the antennas are a yellow snake cut in half lengthwise
    And as explained above crumb ice or as we call it 'dirty ice' (we like to watch Cake Boss ) is just a thin crappy layer of icing to catch all the crumbs so they don't show in the final layer

    Quote Originally Posted by My Beloved Ones View Post
    This answer we're all dying to know is did you fill then cut or cut then fill? Lol
    The burning question! We cut and then filled. Because I had a template to guide the cutting it just seemed easier. We just used skewers to hold the layers together.

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    How is your daughter 2 already? Wtf! Wasnt it yesterday you were saying she was 6 months and needed to be held all the time?!

    Crazyy
    I'm pretty sure it was yesterday. Almost positive in fact! (She is still high maintenance, too!)

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    That's a fantastic cake Nomsie! Makes me excited about what cake I'll make ds next year!
    Thanks! It's probably the best I have done without DF's intervention. He has the eye for detail and usually can't stand watching me work and so takes over, but must have been too tired on Saturday night! I can't wait to see what you make your DS!

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    Definitely butter cream. Sandwich them together, set in the fridge then cut. Then cover with a crumb coating (a thin layer for butter cream) set in fridge again then decorate.

    Good luck

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    Oh of course jelly snakes!! Lol. Way better than asparagus 😉

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    Our 'rainbow spiderman' cake! Cake making and decorating definitely isn't my thing but I'm pretty happy with how it turned out 😊
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