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Robot Party (Part 1)

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This party nearly killed me.

Well, not the party– it was the robot cake:

Robot Cake 2b

He was over a foot tall…

Not like some weird horror movie where the robot comes to life and runs after me with a sharp spatula or something — it’s just that it was probably the most difficult cake yet.

I named him Dudley while I was putting him together.

I was not happy with Dudley.

In fact, I don’t think I will be making any more of these crazy cakes in the future.  I’ll stick to normal cakes.

Yes, you can blame Dudley for that…

I also made an “easy” robot cake:

Frosting robot  3a

It was not nearly as difficult as Dudley, but my hand nearly fell off from piping.

And since I had literally no time left for another cake (believe me, there are more desserts coming up in Part 2), I threw together this cake:

Robot square cake b

It didn’t look as awful as this picture! Just didn’t get a good picture of it.

Not sure why I feel compelled to make at least 3 cakes.

It’s a curse.

I know, it’s the same thing for every party: I nearly die of overbaking, then I don’t like the end products, then I post them and complain, and then I do it all over again.  

I’m so predictable.  🙂

OK, see you for Part 2!  No complaining then, I promise!

 

 

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20 responses »

  1. Very nice, looks tasty. 😉

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  2. There’s no way in a gazillion years I could make a cake like this Just amazing – well done 🙂

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  3. love that you get so cake crazy 🙂 Dudley looks delish–sorry he was so difficult.

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  4. Oh yes. but the swearing to never to it again and then right the next week, taking on a huge new project, comes with the territory I think. I know I love baking, and I just can not say no to a challenge.

    We are also our own worst critic. I think you did a great job on Dudley for it being a first try at him. And yes…WHY DO YOU HAVE TO DO 3 CAKES? It sounds to me like you just try to do to much. I am not sure If I believe you when you say you won’t do any of these elaborate cakes again. *wink*

    Dudley is pretty cute…the more I look at him the more I think it.

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  5. They are brill, especially the first one!!

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  6. I am just in awe of your talent at making cakes! Dudley looks perfect to me. It must have been very difficult, but he looks amazing.

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  7. Wow! That is amazing! Great job!

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