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9th Anniversary FFXI Cake

Even though I still can’t bring myself to play FFXI without my old name, I still have a lot of fond memories of the game. So when Square Enix announced their 9th Anniversary Fan Art Contest, I knew I wanted to do a cake, having just come off a successful first venture into fondant with my Hunger Games cake. To see a step-by-step photo tutorial of this cake, head over to Making a 9th Anniversary FFXI Cake.

Before I get to the pictures, I wanted to mention that we’ve already eaten this thing. The kids gobbled up one leech each, though Baby Girl first asked if she could eat the Goobbue, since he’s the biggest and she was all ready for Mommy to let her eat a giant sugary monster. HAHAHA!

Yeah right.

Happy 9th Anniversary!

I have a total of nine characters here to represent the 9th anniversary.

Mandragora

Here’s a Tiny Mandragora, waving to you as he chills with some Saruta oranges.

Goobbue's Head

Here’s a view of the top of Goobbue’s head. He’s got little plants growing!

Leeches!!!

Three little leeches sit around smirking at each other. One of them has a piece of Strangely Shaped Coral!

Happy Anniversary

The side of the cake, with a Happy 9th Anniversary message.

Moogle

Moogle with his pouch.

Mandragora and Bomb

Here’s the mandragora again, with the bomb eyeing up the oranges. You can also see the gobbie mask on the side.

Cait Sith

Cait Sith. I’m really mad that I didn’t notice one side of his face was smushed the wrong way until morning.

Bomb

The bomb up close, ready to explode!

Top View

Top view of the cake!

If you’d like to enter, there’s still plenty of time!

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