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Fun photo: Yes to the Dress star steps into life-sized wedding gown cake at bridal extravaganza
When cake baker extraordinaire Nadine Moon of Who Made the Cake constructed her life-sized wedding gown cake for the Bridal Extravaganza Show, she never dreamed that so many men would step into the cake form for playful photo opps — least of all Say Yes to the Dress host Randy Fenoli.
That's exactly what happened during the two-day show at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Here he is, after his audience presentation, joining the wedding cake romp. And Fenoli wasn't the only one. Moon reports that not only brides-to-be but also their fiancés, mothers and young siblings stepped up to the gown for photos.
The bride who earns the most social media tags from posting her photos with the cake will receive a free wedding cake.
Deets on the cake: Designed for a size 10, 5-ft., 8-in. bride, the dress was 54 inches high and 26 inches in depth. Ingredients included 50 pounds of fondant icing, more than 600 eggs and 60 pounds of butter. For the record, Moon says the cake would feed 2,000.
"We did a small section in styrofoam at the base," Moon emails, "since it would not be eaten and would be more secure sitting out overnight. We had to transport the dress reclining at an angle in our van."
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