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Toot Toot! It's the Hogwarts Express Cake Coming Through!

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Posted by: sue
July 21, 2009, 10:44 AM

Toot Toot! It's the Hogwarts Express coming to a desert table near you! Well not quite near you perhaps, but once again master baker Duff Goldman of the popular Ace of Cakes program on Food Network has done a bit of cake magic for a Harry Potter premiere. Readers will recall of course, that Duff created the fantabulous Hogwarts castle cake for the OotP Premiere (video here) and later was a guest on PotterCast to discuss the unique cake. Thanks to this NY Magazine article on the private Half-Blood Prince afterparty in New York City recently, we can see Duff's latest creation, a giant Hogwarts Express cake ("complete with functional steam pipe — but was actually a five-layer chocolate cake.") He also spoke to our friends Feltbeats about this cake, seen here on Youtube.

On a related note, scores of readers have been owling about a blog which has taken an interest in various Harry Potter cakes. While many we have seen before here on Leaky (including one that was made for a former staffer's wedding), you can see these cakes here and here. Also don't forget our own wonderful Crafty Witches have long had a section Harry Potter cakes, which you can see here.

Thanks guys!

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65 Comments

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I Love Duff and Ace of Cakes.. being a baker myself I think he is awesome.. First btw!!!

Posted by Harry Potter 4 Ever!! on July 21, 2009, 10:52 AM report to moderator
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cool… I need one!

Posted by Lloyd on July 21, 2009, 10:53 AM report to moderator
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Awesome! I wonder when it’s going to be on the show!

Posted by NightSky on July 21, 2009, 10:53 AM report to moderator
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I love those cakes!!!! I wish I was capable of doing those decorations, unfortunately my cakes are only delicious, very ordinary looking …. :P

Posted by Carol Carvalho on July 21, 2009, 10:54 AM report to moderator
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Wow. I remember when they made the Hogwarts cake. All the cakes they make are awesome.

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on July 21, 2009, 10:54 AM report to moderator
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That hogwarts cake is incredible!

Posted by Luce-Lupin !~ROAR~! on July 21, 2009, 10:55 AM report to moderator
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Those cakes are beautiful. I love baking but, I suck at cake art. My mom makes awesome cakes & has made me a Hogwarts Express cake and Hagrids Hut (yeah I know this is a random comment but, I had a sudden moment of mom-pride lol)

Posted by Moose_Starr on July 21, 2009, 11:22 AM report to moderator
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Ace of Cakes <3

Posted by Necrotoxin on July 21, 2009, 11:31 AM report to moderator
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The Ace of Cakes’ cakes look really amazing, but I thing the Cake Boss’ cakes look amazing AND yummy too.

Posted by sueml on July 21, 2009, 11:41 AM report to moderator
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Cake plus harry potter always equals RAD.

Posted by pansy parkinson on July 21, 2009, 11:48 AM report to moderator
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SWEEET!

Posted by fireboltfire on July 21, 2009, 11:56 AM report to moderator
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haha i was just searching harry potter cakes yesterday to get ideas. :)

Posted by Parkinsonpansy on July 21, 2009, 11:59 AM report to moderator
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Is it just me or is that NY Mag article full of snark?… Anyway the cakes are fantastic! Wish I could decorate like that. sigh

Posted by Mrs.Brisby on July 21, 2009, 12:13 PM report to moderator
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Mmmmmmmmmmmmm CHOCOLATE CAKE!!!!!

Posted by Won_Two on July 21, 2009, 12:15 PM report to moderator
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Ace of Cakes is one of my favorite shows. That cake is amazing!

Posted by Jessi on July 21, 2009, 12:15 PM report to moderator
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