#3 Birthday Cake and a Printable

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My little girl just turned 3 last week, and she wanted a pink num-num (m&m) cake!  I saw THIS idea online, and decided to give it a try, with the Valentine bag of m&ms.  She loved how her #3 Birthday Cake turned out!
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 I used two bundt cake pans and baked two cakes.
I refrigerated them overnight, (just because I baked it late at night, and because it’s easier to frost)
and in the morning we cut the two cakes into the shape of the 3!
We let the kids sort out the m&ms while we got the cake ready (they did wash their hands)
and then we frosted the cake with pink frosting, using the frosting to glue the two parts together.
I used a piece of dental floss to place my first line, so that it was somewhat straight,
and then got to work placing the m&ms!
It only took me about an hour to put all the m&ms on.
I bought two big bags of m&ms, and I still ran out of white ones… but I still love how it turned out.
Claire did too!
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Emily asked me to make a printable for an etiquette dinner she was doing for a group of youth in her area. I made it a 4×6 size that she could easily hand out to each person around the table.
If this is something that interests you, feel free to click on in and save it for your personal use!
21 Comments

21 Responses to #3 Birthday Cake and a Printable

  1. Ashlee 02/09/2013 at 10:19 am #

    I love it Cali! It turned out so cute! I’ll have to remember to do this on a cake someday…

  2. Emily 02/09/2013 at 6:18 pm #

    The cake looks amazing and I LOVED the printable. Thank you again!

  3. PT Pene 02/10/2013 at 12:25 pm #

    I love your post but never commented, but I just wanted to say what a Great cake and how easy is this. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Heather 02/15/2013 at 7:05 am #

    Love love love that cake!!

  5. I Gotta Try That 02/18/2013 at 4:41 pm #

    Love this cake, pinning it! Your daughter is darling!
    Have a great day.
    Hugs,
    Marcie

  6. Ashley at flats to flip flops 02/18/2013 at 7:49 pm #

    Stop it! That cake is too cute(and so is your daughter)! Considered yourself pinned!

    Ashley:)

  7. Sky 02/19/2013 at 12:12 am #

    Cutest pictures ever! Your little girl looks so happy- what a doll!

  8. Shatzi @ Love and Laundry 02/19/2013 at 8:52 am #

    Your daughter is adorable!!! And her cake is, too! Best mom ever!!

  9. Our Pinteresting Family 02/19/2013 at 1:57 pm #

    That is an awesome cake and your daughter is just too cute. ;)

  10. Mel@Mellywood's Mansion 02/20/2013 at 5:10 am #

    Wow that is amazing, great job mama

  11. Lauren 02/20/2013 at 7:56 am #

    Adorable cake! It looks perfect and I’m sure it’s absolutely delicious. My little girl is turning three next month and she’d love this cake, I know.

    I’d be thrilled if you’d link up at this week’s Off the Hook!

  12. Stephen + Natalie @ Life Made Simple 02/20/2013 at 9:23 am #

    I saw it on Pinterest too! I must say it’s way cuter with the pink M&Ms! Stopping by thanks to your BYBC13 business card!

  13. Larissa@Just Another Day in Paradise 02/20/2013 at 11:23 am #

    Holy cow! That cake is meticulously awesome!

  14. Ruthie Armstrong 02/24/2013 at 9:31 pm #

    How fun… what a creative and yummy looking cake! Thanks so much for sharing at Super Saturday Show & Tell :) xoxo~ Ruthie

  15. Alexis @ we like to learn as we go 02/28/2013 at 2:59 pm #

    What a fun cake! I’m doing a cake round up post tomorrow and am going to feature your cake! Thanks so much for linking up!

  16. Stephanie 03/01/2013 at 8:32 am #

    Great and simple cake. Came over from We Like to Learn As We Go.

  17. Anonymous 03/08/2013 at 8:33 am #

    Nice. I might try this when my son turns 3

  18. life is a blessing 03/22/2013 at 9:57 am #

    I am baking my cakes right now for my twin boys 3rd birthday party tomorrow!

  19. Nanna (PynteKagen) 06/10/2013 at 2:37 am #

    So beautiful :D

  20. Mariel @ Or so she says... 07/11/2014 at 6:35 pm #

    Whoo, I love it! This is soooo cool! Pinning right now. :)

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