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A 9-hour marathon…

Carmeta’s 18th birthday ended another though week at school. In this buffet we had to prepare South European dishes. As the responsible for the portuguese dishes I’ve made the bolos de bacalhau and bacalhau com natas with all my nationalist pride.
On thursday, totally assured that my work at school was almost completed I left early to my first attempt at a fondant glaced birthday cake.
I’ve started at 3pm with the dulce de leche filled chocolate cakes (Carmeta’s favorite flavors) on a 9-hour marathon.
Despite all the fatigue there’s nothing like a coloured ending…

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12 Responses to “A 9-hour marathon…”

  1. Maryann em 30 January, 2009

    Happy Birthday! This is so gorgeous. I’m very impressed :)

  2. Y em 30 January, 2009

    What a great festive cake. I love the sound of that filling!

  3. Sherry Trifle - Lovely Cats em 31 January, 2009

    Absolutely gorgeous! Love your blog.

  4. lisaiscooking em 31 January, 2009

    What a beautiful cake! And, dulce de leche in a chocolate cake sounds delicious.

  5. tara em 31 January, 2009

    Such exuberant and lovely colours!

  6. sunita em 31 January, 2009

    The cake looks so vibrant :-)

  7. Granny em 31 January, 2009

    It is absolutely beautiful. I love the colors, too.

  8. Aran em 1 February, 2009

    leonor, this is beautiful!

  9. Sandie em 1 February, 2009

    This cake is exquisite and fun! I would love to receive a birthday cake as beautiful as this.

  10. Dragon em 1 February, 2009

    Gorgeous cake!

  11. Nani em 2 February, 2009

    Olá Leonor, acabaste com o blog em português????????
    Adorei, adorei, parabéns, está soberbo, bjs.

  12. Tammy em 22 February, 2009

    Magnificent!

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