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rainbowbrown said in May 31st, 2008 at 11:30 am

You make a good case for passionfruit. I’ve never had it. Perhaps I should. Great job on getting it done!

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John said in May 31st, 2008 at 12:53 pm

Passion Fruit and Vanilla, Love it!!!! 2 things I have to disagree with you on, I actually think your cake looks very attractive and 2nd one, if on a “dessert” island I would really, unequivocally have to go for the chocolate. 🙂
Wonderful challenge!!!!

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Dolores said in May 31st, 2008 at 1:44 pm

I had to laugh at your first line… who are you and where have you been hiding in MY kicthen. 🙂

I’ve actually never tasted passion fruit. Now I know I need to.

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JacqueOH said in May 31st, 2008 at 6:04 pm

I agree, I need to try passionfruit, it sounds good. Sorry about the white choco. mousse. Chocolate can be so finicky sometimes. Great job on this month’s challenge.

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Susan/Wild Yeast said in May 31st, 2008 at 6:17 pm

Glad you got it done, it looks great! Thanks for tip about how to get both buttercream and jam between layers — I had trouble with this when we made Dorie’s Party Cake.

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Barbara said in May 31st, 2008 at 11:19 pm

Bundt cakes and pound cakes are my favorite as well! I haven’t tried passionfruit, and frozen passionfruit puree sounds like it would make life so sweet and easy. Nice job!

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Barbara said in June 1st, 2008 at 2:41 am

Passionfruit and vanilla sound wonderful. Great job.

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Rebecca said in June 1st, 2008 at 5:28 pm

I had the same trouble with my strawberry glaze that you did with your passionfruit: once the gelatin’s in, you have to work super fast before you end up with a bunch of lumpy jello on top of your cake!

Your cake looks great, and the flavor combination sounds wonderful. Though I have to agree with John above–stranded on Dessert Island, I’d go for the chocolate every time!

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Miss Ifi said in June 1st, 2008 at 8:40 pm

Well your cake looks great! and it is passionfruity *steals a big piece*
Congratulations!!! I am glad you were able to do your challenge

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Barbara said in June 2nd, 2008 at 9:25 am

Your cake looks very tasty.

I’d like to know where I can find one of those dessert islands.

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mari said in June 2nd, 2008 at 11:28 am

Passionfruit is nectar of the gods!

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Gabi said in June 2nd, 2008 at 11:57 am

Vanilla and passionfruit sound like a divine combination- I think your cake is beautiful.
I have that same problem with life getting in the way- I always want to do more than I have available time.
xoxo

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Deborah said in June 3rd, 2008 at 12:35 pm

Passionfruit and vanilla sounds so delicious! Great job on this challenge!

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Andrea said in June 4th, 2008 at 2:50 am

That passionfruit glaze sounds devine. I will keep that in mind for my next adventure with tropical cakes.
Thanks for sharing what you learnt from the experience as well.

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Jaime said in June 5th, 2008 at 12:02 am

passionfruit and vanilla sounds like a delicious combination! glad you were able to make last month’s challenge – next month should be fun 🙂

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Debyi said in July 5th, 2008 at 10:52 pm

Ooo, passionfruit and lemon opera cake, it sounds delicious. I bet those flavors helped to cut through the sweetness of it. Great job!

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