TandTHarrell Posted 15 Feb 2006 , 2:13am
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hello Cake People

My husband 46 birthday is coming up, need some help with a military theme ship. he is a true Signalman( use flags to commucate) the navy took away Signalman and made them Quather master ( Plots where the ship will go).

I will be making this cake at the end of the month his brithday is March 1st.

looking to feed at least 20people. i would love to make some kind of ship (mind sweeper) if not maybe cupcakes will be good also.

thanks

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TandTHarrell Posted 15 Feb 2006 , 2:22am
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if anyone have or know where i can print direction on shop please share

TandTHarrell Posted 15 Feb 2006 , 11:51am
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anyone

HaileysMom Posted 15 Feb 2006 , 4:54pm
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I don't have any great ideas for you...wish I did. Sorry! My brother was in the Navy (so was I) and was enlisted before he graduated high school so his high school graduation cake was a half-sheet with frosting made to look like water and a model aircraft carrier on top. It had some saying on it, but I don't remember what it was. I'm sure there's a way to make a cake in the shape of a ship but I haven't seen any molds or patterns to use. I don't know what his rating emblem looks like (from when he was a signalman or now as a quarter master) but maybe you could do something with that??? Maybe an edible image??? I'll keep brainstorming for ya! Good Luck!

Steph

KHalstead Posted 15 Feb 2006 , 4:58pm
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if you can find a photo of the ship you want......you could easily make a frozen buttercream transfer.......or get a local bakery to print up an edible image for you, then just simply put it on a regular cake

mamasota Posted 16 Feb 2006 , 12:11am
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here is a picture of one. hope this help
LL

mamasota Posted 16 Feb 2006 , 12:11am
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here is a picture of one. hope this help
LL

jscakes Posted 16 Feb 2006 , 12:18am
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Hi, in my photos you'll see a destroyer cake made for a retired Navy man. Click the "photos" button below in this box.

Hope this helps you and if you're intersted you can pm me and I'll let you know how I made it!

Joann

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