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    1. alexousa 45 months ago | reply

      oh my goodness. this looks amazing. happy 4th!

    2. jane.cahn 45 months ago | reply

      I baked a cake YEARS ago that looked EXACTLY like yours! I'm getting a little nostalgic now...

    3. Munchies By Magar 45 months ago | reply

      Amazing. I thought this was cupcakes at first when I saw the thumbnail, but I'm glad to see it something much more reasonable if not just as time consuming.

    4. alexandrawysocki 45 months ago | reply

      Awesome!! I should have done this for my American house mate who was feeling a little homesick here in London...

    5. *LC* 45 months ago | reply

      Wowwwwwwww! That is so impressive.

    6. gioioio 45 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! What did it looked like baked?

    7. smitten 45 months ago | reply

      It's my Best Birthday Cake with some adjustments I'm testing in a 9x13 pan. Cream cheese frosting. Easy as pie.

    8. gioioio 45 months ago | reply

      I see, so it is baked, cream cheese icing and berries on top. Stunning! :)

    9. bchime 45 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous. Deb, how do you apply the powdered sugar so precisely??

    10. smitten 45 months ago | reply

      Realistically, if I put this on the site at all, it wouldn't be until next July (dated already!) so a few tips for those of you who want to conquer it sooner: I made the two layer cake in one 9x13 pan. Totally works/fits, and the baking time was exactly the same as a 9-inch round (35 minutes) however, next time I'd 3/4 the recipe as it felt a bit thick. I like a higher frosting: cake ratio. The recipe should easily divide into quarters as it's about 4 cups flour, 4 eggs, etc.

      If you can find white raspberries, well, you're totally awesome. For red ones, though, put the "white" rows down first. Powder them up. Continue with the red ones. I made a mess of the blueberries/stars but next time would just do full rows of blue blueberries (unpowdered) and count the diamond shapes between them as the stars.

    11. marybmoss 45 months ago | reply

      Hey Deb- Mary of the North Carolina wedding. I should have mentioned to you that i split the batter between two half sheet pans and save you the trouble.
      But now ya know.
      Love the cake!

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