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How to Make a Dinosaur Cake

Parents of young dino fans know it has to happen eventually. When birthday time rolls around, their future paleontologist wants a cake in the shape of, or at least adorned with, dinosaurs. There's plenty of ways to do this. For those short on time there's always the option of running to the superma...

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Parents of young dino fans know it has to happen eventually. When birthday time rolls around, their future paleontologist wants a cake in the shape of, or at least adorned with, dinosaurs. There's plenty of ways to do this. For those short on time there's always the option of running to the supermarket and placing a few plastic dinosaurs on top, but what if you want to make something a little more elaborate? Lucky for you, the website Howdini.com has a step-by-step video showing you how to make a pretty neat-looking dinosaur cake:



How to make a dinosaur birthday cake

I'm no wiz in the kitchen (I almost have all the scorch marks cleaned up after my last attempt at cooking), but this doesn't look too difficult. Maybe I'll make it for an end-of-summer dinosaur party, but knowing my luck with baking, I might want to try a practice run first.
About Brian Switek
Brian Switek

Brian Switek is a freelance science writer specializing in evolution, paleontology, and natural history. He writes regularly for National Geographic's Phenomena blog as Laelaps.

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