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Talking Easter Cake! - April 15th 2017, 01:28 PM

Everyone knows I love sharing my latest baking escapades on here.

So, following tradition on special occasions, I made an Easter cake yesterday.
My whole family is Catholic so I want to respect my upbringing as well as making something super tasty, so I came up with the 'Both Sides of Easter' cake:




So one side is all pretty with eggs and flowers and is designed to be like a bird's nest. So cheerful and springtime and lovely.
The other side represents the crown of thorns and is deliberately very plain and serious. 'It is finished' are noted as being Jesus' last words in one of the gospels describing the Passion.

The cake itself is ginger, and the nest/thorns are orange Matchmakers. It's very simple but it's worked out pretty well.


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Re: Easter Cake! - April 15th 2017, 07:28 PM

Definitely like the poetic symbolism of the cake. It looks delicious but I wouldn't want to eat it.

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Re: Easter Cake! - April 16th 2017, 01:29 AM

You are seriously just so great at baking things. I'm in love.


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Re: Easter Cake! - April 16th 2017, 02:14 AM

That looks so good. Can I get some please?


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Re: Easter Cake! - April 16th 2017, 03:57 AM

This looks so good! I love the decorations and all! Looks yummy


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Re: Easter Cake! - April 16th 2017, 09:27 AM

I loooove this cake and it's cleverly made!


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Re: Easter Cake! - April 16th 2017, 09:28 AM

This looks amazing.


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Re: Easter Cake! - April 16th 2017, 11:34 AM

I love how you made a cake that represents both sides of Easter. Looks delicious too!


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Re: Easter Cake! - April 18th 2017, 04:04 AM

Both the cake itself and its symbolism is beautiful. Wonderful job, Louise! I hope you continue making themed cakes and other desserts.


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Re: Easter Cake! - April 20th 2017, 06:53 AM

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Everyone knows I love sharing my latest baking escapades on here.

So, following tradition on special occasions, I made an Easter cake yesterday.
My whole family is Catholic so I want to respect my upbringing as well as making something super tasty, so I came up with the 'Both Sides of Easter' cake:




So one side is all pretty with eggs and flowers and is designed to be like a bird's nest. So cheerful and springtime and lovely.
The other side represents the crown of thorns and is deliberately very plain and serious. 'It is finished' are noted as being Jesus' last words in one of the gospels describing the Passion.

The cake itself is ginger, and the nest/thorns are orange Matchmakers. It's very simple but it's worked out pretty well.

why did I just discovered it so late... :/ I wish i had made a cake like this last sunday...
   
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Re: Easter Cake! - April 25th 2017, 07:32 PM

I know you sent me pics of this, but I just wanted to say that it looks DELISH.

When can I expect mine in the mail?



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Re: Easter Cake! - April 27th 2017, 10:29 PM

That looks beautiful.
   
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Re: Easter Cake! - May 9th 2017, 01:30 AM

Woooow this look so good, amazing thumps up
   
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Re: Easter Cake! - May 11th 2017, 01:52 AM

This is very cute. I love it. Great job. Hugs
   
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Re: Easter Cake! - May 16th 2017, 12:27 PM

Ooh nice cake!
And interesting references and symbolism


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Re: Easter Cake! - May 19th 2017, 10:54 AM

Wow. Great job. That's seems deliscious :P
   
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Re: Easter Cake! - May 25th 2017, 08:46 AM

wow is so realistic that everything on it seems just like the actual thing would. Reminds me of a cake I had recently which had flowers and leaves on (all eatable).
   
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Re: Easter Cake! - May 25th 2017, 02:01 PM

Oh my god. I got hungry by just scrolling to this thread. YUM YUM YUM.
   
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