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Retro Tattoo Heart

I wanted to make a heart shaped cake for Uncle Andy and Uncle Paul's 14th Anniversary.  I was inspired by the retro heart tattoo complete with roses and leaves. I crumb coated the cake and spread peach colored buttercream. I outlined the perimeter of the cake with red buttercream and fill in more red on top of the cake.  Carefully smooth out the red buttercream on top gpf                                        

TNT Minecraft Cake

Honestly, I had a hard time making this cake perfectly square.  I trimmed the cake as striaght as I can and yet one of the corner is still wonky.  Next time I make a square cake I will have to use a square ruler or a square layout ruler to check for "squareness"  .  I ended up hiding the corner by making it the "back" of the cake.   It all worked out in the end. The dimension of the cake is approximately 6 inches wide by 6 inches long by 5 inches tall.  I used about 38 ounces of red fondant and rolled it out until fondant is 18 inches in diameter. I watched many videos about covering a square cake and they all said to cover the square cake as if it were a round cake.  Almost all the video mentioned that after draping the fondant the over the cake that the fondant has to be pulled away from the cake as if it was a skirt.  The top of the cake has to be smoothed out and inch by inch tap the fondant into the side of the cake.  This part used to stress me out be