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Penn State Graduation Cake

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This cake was made to celebrate the December graduation of a Penn State University student. The client asked for a 2-tier cake with dots on the bottom tier, stripes on the top tier, and the iconic Nittany Lion on the top of the cake. I was admittedly a little nervous about pulling off the lion, but was really happy with how it turned out! The client loved it and I heard they still haven’t cut into the top layer because they don’t want to ruin the lion ;-)

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20 Responses to “Penn State Graduation Cake”

  1. bensbaby116 on January 6, 2009 at 7:41 pm

    Oh my gosh. Great job!! I graduated from Penn State a few years ago. I would have loved a cake like this!

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  2. Kayla on January 6, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    That is so awesome!

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  3. Sarah on January 6, 2009 at 9:21 pm

    Awww as a Penn State Alumni i must say i love this cake!! Great job :-)

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  4. Jen on January 6, 2009 at 9:25 pm

    That looks great!

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  5. Jamie on January 6, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    wow, sweetie…the cake looks FANTASTIC!!! It’s awesome to see your creative skills just continuing to grow & grow. Kudos, dawwling! ;-)

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  6. Lauren on January 7, 2009 at 8:52 am

    That’s soo cool! I just may have to order a Cleveland Browns cake from you next year. HAHAHA

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  7. Chelle on January 7, 2009 at 8:56 am

    Oh Lauren, you know I could never sell my soul and do a Browns cake ;-)

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  8. grace on January 7, 2009 at 10:27 am

    my brother is at grad school at penn state, and he’d adore this! perfectly done, chelle!

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  9. maria on January 7, 2009 at 10:54 am

    Amazing! I love this cake! You did a fabulous job!!

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  10. Erica on January 7, 2009 at 2:02 pm

    I stumbled upon your blog a few weeks ago…….I am a PSU alum and just wanted to say that cake is awesome!!!!!!!!! Great job!

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  11. Stephanie on January 7, 2009 at 2:43 pm

    I work for Penn State and I believe that you could move to the area and live off of only making these cakes. Or anything in blue and white.

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  12. Annie on January 7, 2009 at 3:48 pm

    Seriously, this cake is fabulous. Great job, girl!

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  13. Kate on January 8, 2009 at 12:40 am

    I would have been worried about that lion too! It came out great!

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  14. ovenhaven on January 8, 2009 at 2:45 am

    This looks amazing! I love the little decorative white and blue by the sides!

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  15. Kristen Mologousis on January 9, 2009 at 12:43 pm

    OMG! That is so awesome! CAn you send a cake to CHICAGO?

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  16. Joelen on January 12, 2009 at 10:00 am

    Great job Chelle!

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  17. Hannah on January 20, 2009 at 9:22 am

    This looks amazing! Wish I had talent like this, Let’s go State!

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  18. ericka thomas on July 19, 2009 at 8:48 am

    hello i was just wondering are your penn state cakes sold to the public, my daughter leaves for penn stste college on august 21st, im giving her a party on august 8th and im looking for a nice penn state cake to go with the penn state decorations i already have, if u dont do it, can u refer me to someone that does.

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  19. Sara on July 21, 2009 at 8:09 pm

    Okay, I came to this late, but I just have to say WOW! That’s awesome. As a native to State College(go big blue!), I know that ANY Penn State grad would be so thrilled to have that cake for their graduation party.

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  20. Karen Wantland on June 26, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    Just wanted to say I am the Mom who ordered the cake for our son’s graduation and could not have been more pleased. Michelle is our daughters friend and had just started doing cakes when I asked her to create this custom cake. It was simply amazing and delicious too! Michelle, you do a great job and I hope you have continued success!

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