4th of July cake

Cheeeessse!!!

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I had a little bit of time this morning so decided to have a go at Yolanda Gampp’s grilled cheese sandwich cake. ¬†It is part of her “replicake” promotion that ends on Monday night. ¬†Basically you have a go at replicating one of her cakes, this one is from Round 3.

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Hummer the Giraffe

This year I was honoured to be a part of the PANDSI Cake Off as one of the bakers.  The Cake Off is a fund raiser for the organisation, with donated cakes being auctioned off to the public.  This year the theme of the PANDSI Cake Off was Canberra.

Canberra is my home town and has so many wonderful icons, there was lots to choose from.  With over 70 cakes in the Cake Off the bakers covered a lot of Canberra!

I chose to do Hummer. ¬†Hummer is a gorgeous giraffe who lives at the National Zoo & Aquarium. ¬†When my kids were little, we used to visit the zoo often (thanks for the annual memberships Mum & Dad). ¬†My youngest’s favourite was Hummer. ¬†No trip to the zoo was complete without visiting Hummer, rain, hail, or shine! So, when I think of Canberra, I include Hummer.

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