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Vintage Book Cake

Chocolate and vanilla cake.  The book is made with chocolate ganache which hardens to a leather like texture
commonly seen in antique books.  The side of the cake are just vanilla buttercream that I textured with a small offset
spatula so it will look like book pages.  Sculpted cake into coffee mug and then covered with cake paste and buttercream
to smooth out the sides.  After it is set in the freezer I covered the whole thing with white fondant.  Fashion a small amout
of white fondant into a mug handle.  Yes those were life size store bought Feek Freens cookies.
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