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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

a birthday cake fit for a dad

So I ended up going with the very first cake on the list.. the milk chocolate malt ball cake from Krissy's Creations. Thanks for all your input! I really liked hearing what you thought. :)

I'm still dying to try the marshmallow layer one though. Another cake for another occasion!

This cake was a huge hit, and most importantly, my dad loved it.

The icing was like something I've never tasted before.. I guess it was kind of reminiscent of the chocolatey shell of a Whopper. It was smooth and thick but buttery and melt in your mouth delicious! Far from the fluffy whipped buttercreams I'm used to.

The only thing I think I would change to the cake itself is to possibly eliminate the nutmeg, or at least reduce it. I thought it overpowered the malt flavor a little but it was still delicious all the same. Something to experiment with later. :)

I adorned the top of the cake with almost an entire box of chopped Whoppers. Yum. Made it a little challenging to cut but it was all the more delicious to eat! :)

Hope you're having a great week!
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  1. That looks soooo yummy!
    xo Heather

  2. Whoppers were by far my absolute favorite Halloween candy when I was a kid!! Even now I have to buy them for Halloween just so I can snatch a few :)


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