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Taco Cake

August 18, 2008

Last month (I think) Ryan’s dog passed away in an unfortunate accident. Since he was pretty bummed about it, I wanted to do some something that might cheer him up.

I decided to make him a cake of his favorite food (this is a trend for me). These aren’t the best pictures and I didn’t expect to blog this, so bare with me.

The cake is an 8″ chocolate layer that I cut in half and put together. The outside is fondant with pieces of chocolate crunchies to look a bit more realistic like the corn tortillas. The “meat” is also chocolate crunchies. The cheese is kind of a bad color of yellow, it was frozen fondant that was grated with a regular cheese grater.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Pauline permalink
    August 20, 2008 11:37 am

    WOW!! looks just like a Taco. You surprise everytime with the originality of your creations

  2. Kaaren permalink
    August 22, 2008 1:39 pm

    This looks so real! It’s scary!! You are so cool!

    • January 4, 2013 1:04 am

      Chocolate oreo cakeThe recipe is ..What You Need1 pkg. (2-layer size) devil’s food chclooate cake mix 4 squares BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping 12 OREO Cookies, coarsely crushed Make ItHEAT oven to 350b0F. Prepare cake batter and bake in 2 (9-inch) round cake layers as directed on package. Cool in pans 10 min. Invert cakes onto wire racks; gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely. MICROWAVE chclooate and butter in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted. Stir until chclooate is completely melted. Cool 5 min. MEANWHILE, beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gently stir in COOL WHIP and crushed cookies. Stack cake layers on plate, spreading cream cheese mixture between layers. Spread top with chclooate glaze. Let stand until firm. Keep refrigerated.Kraft Kitchens TipsFamily FunThis great-tasting cake looks like a giant OREO Cookie.Cooking Know-HowIf chclooate glaze becomes too thick, microwave on HIGH 20 to 30 sec. or until of desired consistency.Size-WiseEnjoy a serving of this indulgent cake on occasion, but keep portion size in mind. One cake makes ..

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