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Happy birthday to my girls and wow! gluten-free mermaid cakes!

Posted on August 23rd, 2009 by Alison Read 5 Comments - Add Your Own »

My girls turn 5 and 3 this month and once again I have pulled off the double birthday party (one party per year is about all I can handle)! I have no right to complain or take complete credit since I had lots of help… thank you to both set of grandparents, and a special thank you to my mom who volunteered to make 2 gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, nut-free birthday cakes! Oh, but that’s not all — they also had to feature Ariel the mermaid as demanded requested by two very excited little girls.

Here are the birthday girls:

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Here are the Ariel mermaid cakes (that’s my older daughter’s picture surrounded by red Ariel hair!) :

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And here are the girls with their cakes:

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Happy birthday my darling girls! (And in case you’re wondering, they really did have friends at the party even though it looks like they were the only 2 there! I swear!)

The cakes pictured were made using Pamela’s Luscious Chocolate Cake Mix with the egg-free version (recipe on package). It always turns out moist and delicious!

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  1. Geez Alison! Those are some cakes!!!!!!

  2. what cool cakes! Lucky birthday girls :)

  3. I did an Ariel cake for my daughter (4) this year, too. I love the addition of the gummy fish and curly ribbon around the cakes. Very fun!

  4. Thank You…I was looking for a recipe for my boyfriends birthday next month, he has done so much for my birthday this month, needed to figure out something, again thank you.

  5. Amma Lynn needs a plug….can I have a couple of copies of these darling pictures? MIL

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