Saturday, September 22, 2012

The Making of a Winning Ladybug Cake

by Dr. Margaret Aranda

Goal: To Have Fun
Result:  2nd Place, Fiesta Bake Contest




The Making of a Ladybug Cake






1.  Bake Duncan Hines Red Velvet cake according to directions.  Be sure to grease and flour.
Bake in ceramic bowl until center comes out clean, about 1 hour.
Wait 5 min to cool, then turn over onto prepared dish with lettuce in spiral form.




2.  Cool completely before frosting.  Use chocolate frosting 1/4" thick, to enable 'pushing' the cookies into the cake.Black licorce cut to form.  For antennae, dig a small hole with a knife.  
Top antennae with marshmallows.  Transport to Baking Contest, driving carefully.



3.  Smile when you win 2nd Place!





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Dr. Margaret Aranda's Books:

No More Tears en Espanol
Face Book Page: Stepping from the Edge
Little Missy Two-Shoes Likes to go to School
From Menarche to Menopause: A Journey through Time



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