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Easter themed layer cake

A while ago I posted about this Rainbow Cake that I thought was to.die.for.  I finally found a reason to make it!

Last night I went to my sister’s house for Easter dinner.  I brought this.

Half inspired by the Rainbow cake, half inspired by this photo I found on Pinterest:

(thank you, Martha)

I followed the Rainbow Cake instructions, and made 6 little cakes (2 bit the dust).

(pretty pastel cake batter)

I stacked ’em all up and hoped for the best.

It totally turned out!  Isn’t it beautiful?

Wanna make it?  Check out Meredith’s recipe here.  Because not only was it pretty, but it was delicious, too!

Happy Easter to you.

Linking up at I heart Naptime and Making it with Allie

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I need to find a reason to make this.

I little while ago I came across this, by Meredith at Count it all Joy:

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It looks so fun and yummy!  I feel this need to make it,  but am strapped to find the right occasion.  I don’t have kids… my niece and nephew are miles away… and the friend who I know would love it doesn’t have her birthday until October!  Hrmph.  I am not going to eat an entire rainbow cake by myself.  I guess it will have to wait.

You should make it instead.  Let me know how it goes.

For now, I will seriously yearn for the rainbow cake goodness.

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I said a hip, hop, a hippie, a hippie to the hip hip hop and you don’t stop

As I was trying to think of a clever post title – you know, a play on Easter words or something –  Rapper’s delight came into my head. Apparently, in my mind’s word association game, “hop” leads to “oldschool rap.”

Anywho…  I made Easter cupcakes (recipe here), complete with cupcake toppers!  This was my first venture in the cupcake topper world.  As I was making them, though, the hubby was confused.  He wanted to know why I would put “giant signs” (his words)  into the cupcakes.  He didn’t understand.  (He later understood when I showed him the finished product.  But that may or may not have had to do with the fact that he was eager to eat said product.)

There are so many cute printables out there for cupcake toppers, but I decided to make my own because I wanted the colours to match my cupcake liners (which were blue, pink and purple).  I went simple with it, but I think they turned out pretty cute.

 

Used a 1.5 inch circle punch to cut ’em out.

Then I punched out some plain ol’ white ones to glue to the back.

Cut some bamboo skewers in half and voila!

If you’d like, you can download the cupcake toppers here!  Linking up at Making it with Allie, Cheryl at Tidy Mom and Laura at Along for the Ride.

I have decided that every holiday should have cupcakes.  Don’t you think?

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