bizcocho Posted 5 Oct 2006 , 5:56pm
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Someone just ordered a alligator shaped cake from me. It's for October 14th. I told her I would do it or try. I have never done one, but I figure I give it a try since it's an opportunity for me to experiment doing something new. Please help! Do any of you have done a cake like this, please advise.
Thanks

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Tkeys Posted 5 Oct 2006 , 6:53pm
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hmmm . . . maybe try the oval pans? for the head, with some carving. use cupcakes for the eye part, and carve the legs & tail out of a sheet cake? I'm just brainstorming here - I've never done it! good luck.

KHalstead Posted 5 Oct 2006 , 6:58pm
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just wanted to show you an awesome alligator cake lol

http://www.aboutthecake.com/127bb1340.jpg

anyhow........have you checked the gallery on CC......everyone is always willing to give instructions on their cakes.

http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=coppermine&file=thumbnails&meta=search&type=full&search=alligator

staceysha Posted 6 Oct 2006 , 12:03am
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I have done one, used a bundt pan and cut it in the shape I needed it in! It was great, My picture is too big for the upload, but I can give more info if needed!

boonenati Posted 6 Oct 2006 , 7:41am
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I did one not long ago. It wasnt great, but here are some pictures to get an idea how to cut it. I used two rectangular cakes. One smaller than the other.


Here is the finished product.

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo-57341.html


cheers
Nati
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jordanlovesyou Posted 14 May 2013 , 12:56pm
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how did you do the arms and legs?  thanks this picture really helped 

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