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Too Nice To Slice, #013 -- Mother's Day Cake Ideas!
April 30, 2010
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Too Nice To Slice Newsletter, Issue #013 -- Fabulous Mother's Day Cake Ideas.

April 30th, 2010

This newsletter is brought to you from the Easy Cake Ideas website. Each issue brings you up to date with fabulous new cake additions, tutorials, reader questions, decorating tips & tricks and more. Together we'll unleash your inner 'cake diva'...

Don't Forget About Mom...

I'm sorry. I know I've been MIA since October, but I 'm back with lots of great new ideas for you this month. Thanks to all my readers who have e-mailed to check in on things. You guys are great!

May is almost upon us and that means Mother's Day.

It's the perfect opportunity to let Mom know what she means to you. Make her a special cake, take her out to lunch, throw a garden party. It doesn't matter what you do as long as you let her know she's special and you appreciate everything she does for you.

I promise we're back to a monthly schedule with the newsletter, so stay tuned for lots more great ideas throughout the rest of this year.

Best regards,

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New cakes this month:

check out these great ideas for a Mother's Day cake:

purse cake

Mom's gonna love this designer Purse Cake. And so will you. These are so fun to make.


grape hyacinth flower cake

She'll also love this gorgeous flower cake with it's flower pot full of beautiful blooms.


Check our "What's New" page for more new articles and inspiration! The "What's New" page points you to all the newest cake projects, tips and techniques the moment they're added so you don't miss a thing!

There's new ideas bubbling up around here all the time.


Mother's Day Ideas

If ever there's a time to plan the perfect garden party, it's Mother's Day. Get your daughters, mothers, aunts and grandmas together for an afternoon of down and dirty fun in the flower garden. Then treat them to a fabulous tea party to finish the day, with one of the great new Mother's Day cakes, just added to the site, as a centerpiece.

1. Get the kids involved. Plant a flower garden for Mom as a surprise and unveil it at the party.

2. Serve up lots of different kinds of tea and iced tea in pretty vintage cups from the thrift store.

3. Serve dainty little sandwhiches on vintage plates, set on vintage lace napkins.

4. Add these gorgeous, co-ordinating party supplies for the perfect garden party ambiance.


New Cake Decorating Techniques - Who Says You Can't Play With Your Food?

Of all the cake decorating mediums, fondant is one of the most versatile. But, it tastes really bad and it dries out pretty quickly, which makes it hard to work with. So what's a cake decorating diva to do?

There's a better way. It's so simple you'll wonder why you've never tried it before.

Read the full article

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Tons of other great designs available in the store.

You've Got Questions...We've Got Answers!

If there's a cake related question that's been bugging you, check for answers in the "Ask A Cake Question" area. If no-one has asked that question yet, post your question and you'll become part of this great free resource.

The questions have been pouring in this month from all over the place.

Here are some of the most recent:

1. My son has severe nut allergies. I need some great cake recipes to send to birthday parties with him. Any suggestions?

2. whenever I make a cake from scratch, it comes out dry. What am I doing wrong?

3. Can I use bleached flour when the recipe calls for unbleached?

Don't be shy. Come on over and join the conversation. Everyone's welcome to contribute the knowledge pool.

See you there!

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Feel free to send in tips or questions too! We love mail!

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