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An interesting technique for cake bakers
« on: February 10, 2012, 11:05:37 pm »
I'm posting this because of the photos and the technique, not for the recipe itself.

As we have some very talented cake bakers on this forum, I'm sure they can do this with their own recipes.

I think it is spectacular and there are many other colors that would work in the same way.

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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2012, 11:36:30 pm »
Thanks Andie, that's a maddy cake for sure  ;)
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2012, 12:48:44 am »
Has anyone ever seen one of those in a rainbow? Looks lovely but I couldn't bring myself to use the food colorings  :-\
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2012, 12:50:02 am »
Wow, that's an impressive looking cake.  Love the idea.
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2012, 01:04:39 am »
Looks lovely but I couldn't bring myself to use the food colorings  :-\

Meagan have you seen these before http://www.healthykidz.com.au/about-us/make-it-yourself/natural-food-colourings - I have never used them but maybe they are a little better than the normal food colorings?
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2012, 01:17:19 am »
Yes I have  :) I do still worry though and  I prefer to stick to my spinach or raspeberry or tumeric icing recipes  ;)
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2012, 01:22:06 am »
I love the effect Andie. It truly looks beautiful.
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2012, 01:24:52 am »
Here in the US we can get  India Tree Natural food colors  They are located in Seattle, Washington state.

There should be something similar available in other countries.

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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2012, 04:08:56 am »
WOW.  Thanks Andi. 

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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2012, 06:54:39 am »
Yes I have  :) I do still worry though and  I prefer to stick to my spinach or raspeberry or tumeric icing recipes  ;)

Hi Meagan, would you mind sharing your spinach and raspberry icing recipe?  Thank you.
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2012, 11:23:33 am »
Yes I have  :) I do still worry though and  I prefer to stick to my spinach or raspeberry or tumeric icing recipes  ;)

Hi Meagan, would you mind sharing your spinach and raspberry icing recipe?  Thank you.

Sure you might need to remind me though! I have so many recipes in the 'to post' pile but just never seem to have the time!! I am at the outdoor cinema at the moment. Waiting for DH to bring the pizza and the muppets to start :) child free!
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2012, 11:23:55 am »
What a gorgeous cake,I love the basket weave icing on the sides.There are some very talented bakers out there,Thanks Andie. :)
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2012, 01:59:44 pm »
oh, if only I could be bothered being so romantic (I'm tired and I've got a headache  ;))

give me a diamond ring and I might perk up a bit!
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2012, 01:33:07 am »
Interesting looking cake - but I agree re the artificial colours
And also using cake mixes. I have a woman's weekly baking book that's lovely save for the fact that it tells you to use a cake mix for some of the party cakes. Not even an alternative recipe given. Though I realise I could do something of my own.  Just irks me that the focus is on what it looks like with no apparent consideration for taste or health.

Rant over. I too appear to be tired and cranky! Sorry.
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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2012, 04:12:41 am »
Love it andji.

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Re: An interesting technique for cake bakers
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