Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Tasty Tuesday: Vincent Van Gogh-Inspired Sunflower Cake

I have wanted to make this cake for so long!  It fits perfectly with our sunflower theme and yesterday's post about Vincent Van Gogh!  I'm not going to go into the steps of how to make the cake, because you can go to Family Fun and find the directions already written!

Here are a few things I did differently for my cake:  I could not find Necco Wafers, so I used Sweetarts.  I  couldn't find the fruit lace, so I cut green gummy bears in half and used those!  I also microwaved the Starburst for just four seconds (instead of eight).  I had trouble with them being too sticky if I left them in the microwave that long.

I am so happy with how it turned out, and I can't wait to share it with my friend, Tami, for her birthday!!




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7 Comments:

Anonymous anne maskell said...

What an amazing cake! You did a fabulous job. Your friend will love ! Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog!

July 6, 2010 at 2:29 PM  
Blogger Katie's Nesting Spot said...

Thanks for the compliment on my mini book in a tin, I know for certain you're patient enough to make one of your own because of this cake! It's amazing and looks pretty time consuming even if steps like applying the gummy bears is pretty easy.

July 6, 2010 at 6:46 PM  
Blogger Selena said...

Hi! I made this cake a few years ago for my mom's birthday. I found the Necco Wafers at Dollar Tree...just in case you ever want them (: They are thinner and break apart, so you can do the mosiac pot easier. But circles work too!

July 6, 2010 at 6:57 PM  
Blogger Mandy said...

mmm - great job! thanks for linking on Take-A-Look Tuesday - Mandy, www.craftedition.blogspot.com

July 6, 2010 at 7:04 PM  
Blogger Stacie said...

Thanks, Selena! I was wondering where to find them -- I looked all over town and didn't see any. I was a little bummed, because I like how they look.

July 6, 2010 at 7:11 PM  
Blogger Bethany @ The Paper Pony said...

Thanks for stopping by today! I love your blog and will be coming back for sure... I have 2 busy-bodied almost-preschoolers that are always wanting to do different and fun things.

July 6, 2010 at 9:40 PM  
Anonymous Tami said...

It was beautiful and delicious!! Thanks!!

October 6, 2010 at 5:42 AM  

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