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Old 12-27-2018, 04:21 PM   #11
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Thanks so much ladies. I spent extra time making them look real. Put a tiny bit of cocoa powder in the sugar for the meringue so they wouldn't be white, white, and then brushed them with more cocoa powder once they were cooked.
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Old 12-30-2018, 08:24 AM   #12
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Finished cake. Working on getting recipes typed up.
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Old 12-30-2018, 08:53 AM   #13
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Looks fantastic
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Old 12-30-2018, 09:08 AM   #14
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Wow. Stunning.
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Wow, beautiful!
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Old 12-30-2018, 09:33 AM   #16
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WOW! medtran you did a fantastic job! Hard to believe those aren't mushrooms.
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Old 12-30-2018, 09:49 AM   #17
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Oh my gosh! That is amazing, medtran!
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That is impressive, great job.
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Excellent...
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Old 12-30-2018, 01:54 PM   #20
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Here's another echo Med. That looks just fantastic!!
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