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No Opera Cake, 2 birthday cakes instead

I’m really sorry to say that I didn’t do this month’s Daring Bakers challenge, an Opera cake. We’re moving this weekend and there’s absolutely no time. But at least I’ll let you see the two birthday cakes my mother made for her 60th birthday. I know, I’m lousy, but she really insisted. I promise! The chocolate cake is has two fillings: chocolate mousse and Daim cream.
The other cake also has two fillings: whipped cream with raspberries and lemon mousse. Delicious and beautiful! But now back to prepare for the move, see you!

21 Responses to “No Opera Cake, 2 birthday cakes instead”

  1. Barbara
    May 28th, 2008 19:16
    1

    Wow! The heck with the Opera cake, the ones you made for the birthdays look fabulous!

  2. courtney
    May 28th, 2008 20:19
    2

    Good luck with the moves. Your cakes are so pretty.

  3. JennDZ_The LeftoverQueen
    May 28th, 2008 20:33
    3

    GORGEOUS! She did a great job!

  4. Rachel Rayne
    May 28th, 2008 20:41
    4

    Those cakes are fantastic! No worries about the opera cake. It looks like you have more than enough cake on your hands right now.

  5. DaviMack
    May 28th, 2008 22:26
    5

    Beautiful cakes!

    Hope your move goes well! We’re moving this weekend as well, ‘though only about 6 blocks away (long story).

  6. Aparna
    May 29th, 2008 04:32
    6

    Your mother’s cakes look fanatastic. Maybe next challenge, then.
    We just settled in after a move, so Good Luck.

  7. Rosa
    May 29th, 2008 07:03
    7

    Wow, breathtakingly beautiful! Your cakes are fantastic! What gorgeous decorations!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  8. Anne
    May 29th, 2008 08:34
    8

    Oh, they look so pretty! And tasty! Daim cream! Oh! :) Good luck on the move, we have a surprise for you once you’re done… :)

  9. Meeta
    May 29th, 2008 20:47
    9

    No opera? who cares I am full to the brim with operas today!! this is a great change and the cakes look gorgeous. Happy moving!

  10. Texana
    May 29th, 2008 23:37
    10

    Wow, what gorgeous cakes. I bet they were as delicious as they look.

  11. Foodycat
    May 30th, 2008 11:05
    11

    Your mum is such an artist! I can see where you get your ability to make beautiful food from.

    All the best with the move this weekend – it is such a time-consuming process!

  12. Jeena
    May 31st, 2008 01:09
    12

    Both cakes look beautiful and delicious. Good luck moving house. :-)

  13. Jen
    May 31st, 2008 08:10
    13

    How beautiful!

  14. HoneyB
    June 1st, 2008 17:22
    14

    BEAUTIFUL cakes!

  15. aforkfulofspaghetti
    June 2nd, 2008 10:45
    15

    Who needs opera cake with cakes as beautiful as these?

    Hope the move goes smoothly…

  16. Daniel
    June 2nd, 2008 10:59
    16

    Din tårta ser underbart sommirg och härlig ut hoppas du får en trevlig vecka mvh Daniel

  17. Tartelette
    June 2nd, 2008 18:18
    17

    Maybe I should stop going through my package of Daim and make mousse/cream with them…:)
    Both cakes look wonderful. Good luck with the move.

  18. katie
    June 5th, 2008 10:19
    18

    Wow both cakes look fab.

  19. Sheryl
    June 8th, 2008 14:52
    19

    Delicious, absolutelly delicious! :)

  20. carmen
    June 10th, 2008 01:57
    20

    wow
    wonderful cake
    bravo

  21. Paulinek
    June 13th, 2008 15:25
    21

    Dagmar, I really love your blog!

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