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Monday, March 14, 2011
Yo Gabba Gabba.....Who? Yo Gabba Gabba!!!
The coolest ONE YEAR OLD I know had a birthday this weekend...and it was a big deal.
Charlotte, you know her...she orders stuff from me all the time because she is awesome - well, her son Jaxon turned ONE on Saturday and people gathered to celebrate.
Not only people came....Brobee and Foofa were there too!
Who? Brobee and Foofa!
Come on...Don't you know them?
If you have no clue who or what Yo Gabba Gabba is....then google it, like I did when Charlotte told me that was the party theme.
Meet....Yo Gabba Gabba:
Jaxon loves them!
Charlotte wanted to do cupcakes because there would be lots of children at the party. Since there were multiple characters in multiple colors...it was only fitting to make the cupcakes rainbow.
I mixed up the white cake batter and separated it into 4 containters....
Colored them Red, Yellow, Green and Blue...
Then spooned each color into a cupcake liner one at a time.
I thought this was an artistic picture for some reason.
You know you like it.
While the cupcakes were baking, I cut strings of ribbon for each character, curled them with scissors and wrapped them around the cupcakes after they had cooled.
The vanilla buttercream was colored to match each character and it's cupcake liner.
I made eyes out of vanilla fondant and added one additional characteristic for each cupcake.
That's a lot of eyeballs, yo.
Charlotte wanted a smash cake just for Jaxon.
His favorite character is Brobee, the green monster guy.
So I used my giant cupcake pan again and repeated the whole rainbow batter process.
I used Wilton's grass tip to pipe on two shades of green colored buttercream all over the giant cupcake and I used vanilla fondant to make all the facial features.
Cute cupcake stands bring it all together.
Here's my beautiful niece Hailey with her cupcake:
Here's what the cupcakes looked like inside:
And here's the Birthday Boy enjoying his smash cake:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAXON!