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Yellow Submarine

Contest Photo by: jeanagraves
Roseville,, CA
Category: Creative & Unique

Brief Description:

My daughter had her heart set on a (Beatles) Yellow Submarine birthday party for her 5th birthday. She planned all the games wiht her father, and I was in charge of the cake! It was so fun to make, and even more fun to see her reaction to it!

Ingredients:

Boxed cake mix
canned frosting colored various shades of yellow
Black icing
twizzlers (red licorice)
Hershey's Kisses
Mike and Ike candies
M&M's
Dot's candies
Peach gummy rings

Steps:

Made template for the cake out of cardboard.

Baked the cake per box instructions in a jellyroll pan

place template on top of cooled cake and cut shape.

tale and top of submarine were seperate pieces I "pasted" on to the main body with icing.

I used the album cover to match frosting shades, covered with frosting and decorated with various candies to replicate the submarine on the album cover.
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