Whimsical Cake From Ron Ben Israel

Decorating By chaniliz Updated 7 May 2008 , 7:51pm by jessienj

chaniliz Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 5:50pm
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can anyone have an idea on how to achived that effect? I already have the information from CC on round cakes but this one as u see strat square. Do the bottom layer is tilted and do you think the tilting is an angule. The round layer is carved or there is such pan? Help this is my dream cake for my wedding.
Thank you lizette

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Monica0271 Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 5:54pm
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icon_surprised.gificon_eek.gif I love this cake. I have NO idea how to acheive this look. Good luck. This has ot be one of my favorite cakes.

Tiffysma Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 5:56pm
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I think these are carved into those shapes.

JoAnnB Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 5:57pm
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I think the hourglass shape is carved. The boards under each cake are either support by a wedge or dowels to tilt them.

queenamy Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 6:12pm
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Is this cake real?, looks like styrofoam

czyadgrl Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 6:25pm
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That has GOT to be styrafoam under there!


pilesoflaundry Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 6:26pm
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Only the bottom looks like real cake to me, the rest look like dummies.

chaniliz Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 6:28pm
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Do you mean extended oak dowels, to lift the cake from the one tier to the other. Can you tilt each tier very drastic and covered with foundant then paint the bottom of the tier dark in an angle (fake space) and covered with flowers?

chaniliz Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 6:35pm
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Than you, thak you, thank you

justsweet Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 6:38pm
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looking forward to seeing the cake.

Omicake Posted 18 Aug 2006 , 6:40pm
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To all guys who think it is a dummy styrofoam cake , it is. This cake has been in the shelves of his shoppe for nearly a year or more.That is when I first entered his website. It is an awsome cake and my wish is that chaniliz can recreate it for her wedding.

missnnaction Posted 19 Aug 2006 , 1:40am
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There is one similar somewhere in the photo gallery.. I believe it is red and black. Maybe you could pm the CC member who recreated to get some insight.

Samsgranny Posted 19 Aug 2006 , 1:42am
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Wow, best of luck to you thumbs_up.gif

lalevin34 Posted 20 Aug 2006 , 3:07pm
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How many did that cake feed? I need to make a whimsical cake for 350 people. I think the only way to do it is to have the sheet cakes on the side like that. Please help!!

ShopGrl1128 Posted 7 May 2008 , 6:02pm
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Hello CCers:
I had to revive this thread because a potential customer sent this picture for a quote.
She wants the overall look with some minor changes on the color and the type of flowers.
I was planning to make the two top tiers of Styrofoam and the two bottom tiers (8â square+14â square) real cake.
I normally donât use dummies on my cakes but I donât think I could do the whole thing using cakesâ¦I would probably have a heart attackâ¦so I donât want to take the chance.

How much do think I should quote for this cake? 120 servings.
Thank you!

jessienj Posted 7 May 2008 , 7:51pm
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I'd charge the same as if the dummy tiers were real cake. But if someone wanted that cake, first I'd suggest they go to the original artist since I'm only 30 minutes away and then I'd quote no less than $10 a serving including the dummy tiers - hey, designer cake command designer prices and I'd be willing to bet I'm on the low side compared to what I think RBI would charge.

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