Welcome Home Deployment Cake

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My hubby came back from his deployment last month and boy was I so happy to see him!  {Although I must admit it was nice only running the dishwasher once a week… only having one load of laundry a week… haha}  But honestly, I missed his smile.  His bear hugs.  His goofy sense of humor.  Cooking for him.  Oh, and of course baking his favorite treats!

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So to celebrate I made this amazingly delicious cake!  It’s my favorite classic chocolate cake with caramel buttercream and fresh strawberries for the filling allllll wrapped in creamy whipped vanilla buttercream.  Oh.  So.  Yummy.

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No fancy decorating here, just some simple swirls with the buttercream and a cute homemade bunting for the topper.

I must say I’m a very very lucky girl.  It’s so wonderful to have him home.  I love my Lieutenant Belanger!

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