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Carry cake on plane? Will TSA allow it?

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My mother will be flying to CMH from FLL mid April. She would like to bring us a 9 or 10 in cake in a box from her favorite bakery for a celebratory dinner we are having the next day. She is 78, although not infirm, and no one would mistake her for a terrorist. Will the TSA give her problems if she tries to carry this on board? The cake isn't cheap and I would hate for her to be hasseled and upset at the airport. Any thoughts?

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