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Old 08-01-2013, 05:05 PM   #1
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I'm making this Lego cake from scratch and with homemade natural food coloring, and I want to avoid the marshmallows that make the dots on top. What could I substitute them with?
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Cupcakes or mini cupcakes?
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Reece peanut butter cups? Oreo cookies? Not sure those are good subs for marshmallows if you're looking for healthy.
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Default Re: Making a Lego cake - marshmallow substitute?

It wouldn't be edible, but would the bottoms of an egg carton work?
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Default Re: Making a Lego cake - marshmallow substitute?

Make some extra cake & use a circle cookie cutter? Or cookies? Mmmm cookies...I add pb & chocolate Newman o's to cakes just 'cause I can
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Default Re: Making a Lego cake - marshmallow substitute?

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Make some extra cake & use a circle cookie cutter? Or cookies? Mmmm cookies...I add pb & chocolate Newman o's to cakes just 'cause I can
That would probably be the easiest I guess...

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Cupcakes or mini cupcakes?
I could bake some batter in mini cupcakes cups.

Two good ideas, let's see what I make tomorrow!
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Old 08-02-2013, 02:16 PM   #7
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Default Re: Making a Lego cake - marshmallow substitute?

I now belong in the "cake fail" hall of fame. Natural food coloring produces pastels, and this Lego cake was WAY too time consuming. I'm done with themed birthday cakes, ain't nobody got time for that!
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Default Re: Making a Lego cake - marshmallow substitute?

. I totally understand. I tried cool cakes with natural dyes a few times. Now my go to cake is black bean chocolate & pb cake or cheesecake. I just buy candles & toys to put on top. The flavor is much more impressive to most of the people eating it & kids can keep the toys
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