A Halloween Birthday cake... for a fifty year old fossil!

My husband is a Halloween baby and is turning 50 tomorrow. It is a bit of a milestone birthday so I decided on an “old fossil” cake. I made three layers… I mean stratas: coffee, caramel and vanilla sponge and filled with white chocolate and baileys ganache. I modelled the dinosaur bones out of fondant and let them dry for 24 hours. I crumbed a variety of biscuits with grated chocolate and ovaltine powder on top of the chocolate icing to make the surrounding soil. Easy, but looks quite effective.

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Ana Remígio - CUPCAKES & DREAMS Portugal ...

Nicelly done!! Love it!!

Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn ...

Haha! I LOVE it!! Great concept – I hope he loved all your hard work :) x

femmebrulee ...

Thank you both.

Fifi's Cakes ...

I’ve only just seen this! A masterpiece!! x

femmebrulee ...

Thats is really kind of you to say so Fifi, thanks. Next cake I’m doing is a 50th for a farmer- mud, potaotes and tractors… I can hardly wait…!

Fifi's Cakes ...

sounds brilliant! Well you are so good with modelling, I am certain it will be brilliant! looking forward to it xx

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