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Phineas and Ferb

Contest Photo by: TracisCakes
Barnegat, NJ
Category: Animal & Character

Brief Description:

I created this birthday cake for my husband, who loves the show Phineas and Ferb. Phineas and Ferb are riding a wave on a surfboard and agent P is sneaking away from them on the side of the cake.

Ingredients:

Homemade yellow cake, buttercream frosting, gum paste, graham cracker crumbs and rice crispy treats.

Steps:

First I baked the yellow cake and when cooled, layered and iced the cake. I molded the wave that Phineas and Ferb are riding out of rice crispy treats. The wave was then placed on top of the cake and I then covered the whole thing in icing. I used can spray food coloring in blue to color the wave. Then I covered the outside of the cake in graham craker crumbs. All characters and accents were made out of gum paste and supported with toothpicks and lollipop sticks.
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