NWR – I watch WAY too much Cake Boss

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
7654 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

@hogoboom2012:  Umm yeah those cakes are amazing, and I love Cake Boss!

Post # 4
1425 posts
Bumble bee

You should be proud! They look amazing. I especially love the sweater one! 🙂

Post # 5
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Um, hello, those are AMAZING!

Post # 6
454 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Philadelphia, PA

@hogoboom2012:  I love Cake Boss and those 2 cakes are amazing!  I especially love the penguin one!

Post # 7
622 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

Your cakes look amazing!! I love the ugly sweater cake lol! I love that show too, so much so that I decided to try making my own fondant and decorating a cake. I did this one in October–my first ever–for our daughter’s 9th birthday:

and then this one last month for our son’s 12th birthday:

and I’m making another one tonight for our other son’s birthday party tomorrow. Fondant is tricky but fun and if you make it yourself (marshmallows and powdered sugar) it’s edible too 🙂 sorry the pics are so huge!

Post # 9
622 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

@hogoboom2012:  All you need for the fondant is mini marshmallows and powdered sugar. Put 4 cups of marshmallows in a microwave safe bowl and add 2 tablespoons of water and microwave for 1-2 minutes until the marshmallows are completely melted, you’ll be able to stir it easily and it’ll be smooth. I usually add the color in at that point (it’s a lot harder to work the color through after you’ve added the sugar). I use Wilton gel colors so it doesn’t thin out the fondant. Then add 2 cups of sugar and start kneading, you’ll add more sugar as your knead and you’ll be able to tell it’s ready when it’s like a soft dough that’s no longer sticky. Usually takes almost 4 cups of powdered sugar 🙂 I’ve never used the store bought kind because everyone says it tastes nasty and this recipe rocks–I’ll find myself nibbling on a piece of it here and there lol. I’ll post a picture tomorrow of the cake I put together tonight! 🙂


Post # 10
622 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

@hogoboom2012:  I forgot to add that you can get a set of 101 cookie cutters from Walmart, I believe made by Wilton for $10! That’s how the letters/numbers etc come out so perfect. It includes EVERYTHING: holidays, sports, animals, letters, numbers etc. I’ll never have to buy another cookie cutter again! LOL

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