Happy Memorial Day

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A simple red velvet cake to say thank you. This was my first attempt at covering a cake in fondant, and well, I got it covered! 🙂 I used a beautiful patterned embossing rolling pin, but realized fondant takes so much smoothing once on the cake, most of the pattern disappeared…. you can still see some subtle hints of the damask pattern. I’ll try it again with a pie crust.

This red velvet layer cake recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction blog is delicious and moist!  If there’s one thing I hate, it’s dry cake!

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my fondant is stretched too thin…. but you can see some of the damask pattern on the sides 🙂

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And with leftover batter… a patriotic cupcake with a little man saluting (kind of) and thanking those who gave their lives while serving. Thank you.

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2 thoughts on “Happy Memorial Day

    • Thanks, Curtis! This was a lot of fun to create 🙂 I love the little people–there are some amazing blogs out there that utilize them in such creative ways. I hope to attempt more of this myself!

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