Crumb Coat Cakes: American Girl Doll
As of lately, time is the enemy! I'm hoping, however, that time and I can mend our ways. And I'm hoping to make amends soon...very, very soon!
We've had quite a few changes around here. In addition to potty training my youngest and the continued bliss of nurturing a
So how does my sob story correlate with my latest cake creation you ask? Well due my recent lack of time (and patience, I must admit), I cheated. :( I typically pride myself on the fact that each and every element of my cakes are 100% edible. But this time, that wasn't the case.
The plan was to mold a miniature version of the birthday girl's own American Girl doll out of fondant and have her sitting on top of the cake. But, due to said circumstances (see above), she just wasn't coming out as planned. So...I resorted to a doll pick, leaving only her outfit, legs, and boots as edible elements. As for the placement, she was strategically positioned for a quick and easy removal. If by chance, the birthday girl/mom of the birthday girl didn't like her, with a quick wipe of the board no one would ever know she existed. I think, however, she made the cut.