Sunday, February 12, 2012

Turtle Birthday Cake

Here's my son's second birthday cake...

He was crazy about turtles at the time, so this one was a hit.

I baked the body/shell in a round pyrex bowl. (I think it took one cake recipe for the body and another for all the parts).
 The head was baked in a large muffin cup and the feet in regualr muffin cups.
I cut the bottom of each cupcake at an angle so they would tilt how I wanted.

I frosted the whole cake light green, then added the dark green with a star tip.
(oh, and peanutbutter M&Ms for eyes)

Then I couldn't waist the rest of the batter, so I made coordinating cupcakes.

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  1. Laura above has the best comment!! But I just have to say, he is a cutie!!

  2. This is seriously adorable!! Love it!

  3. I love this cake, Emily! Very cute!

  4. Wow fab cake my daughter wants one just like it now :-)


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