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Well, Charlie's birthday was actually a little while back, but we're celebrating it today since last week was someone else's party. Chas did a lot of the work on his cake this year. He made 2 of the cakes and three batches of buttercream icing and helped with the design. Well, let's go to the action photos:
The first ones here are of me making the fondant. A bag and a half of mini marshmallows and a bag of confectioner's sugar. That quickly became a sticky mess. Let it sit out for a night or two then tossed in the coloring gel.
We assembled the cakes:
And yeah, that's a little geocaching lego-dude in that last picture. So what if there's an intergalactic lego battle going on? He's got to find the cache!