kayleesmom Posted 14 Jul 2005 , 11:37pm
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icon_sad.gif I really need some help. My daughter wants a cake shaped like a half pipe (skateboard ramp). I have found 2 pictures on the net but unfortunately I have yet to find out how they did it. Does anyone know how to make this cake? Please help!! I will be forever grateful.

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beccal Posted 14 Jul 2005 , 11:45pm
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I think I would bake a couple 9x13 cakes and ice between them and stack them and then freeze them and carve the half pipe out. Maybe cover with fondant for a smooth look. Never made one, but this would be how I would go about it. icon_biggrin.gif

peacockplace Posted 14 Jul 2005 , 11:45pm
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Could you post one of the pics?? Maybe we can figure it out!

Cake_Princess Posted 16 Jul 2005 , 9:17pm
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I would also use sheet cakes stacked and carved to make a half pipe. Here is a pic of a halfpipe cake I found online.

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Good Luck


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Lisa Posted 16 Jul 2005 , 9:59pm
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Here's a another pic

http://rebecca.hispeed.com/wedding/pics/groomscake.jpg

I think carving from sheet cakes is the way to go too. Make one for the base and then build up the sides by layering and carving another. This one looks like it's covered in fondant that's been airbrushed but I think you can get that "wood" look by marbelizing the fondant (kneading in a darker shade of brown).

kayleesmom Posted 17 Jul 2005 , 2:50pm
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icon_smile.gif Thanks everyone. That is the exact picture I was wanting to go by. I will pass this information along to my sister in law. She was going to use one pan for the base and then possibly use a bread pan that measured the same width of the cake and stack on both ends to create the ramp but it wasn't curved. she tried to cut it but had some issue with crumbs in the icing so she was thinking about using rice paper. I greatly appreciate your suggestions. You are all so very nice and extremely helpful.

I will post a pic once it's done. Thanks again.

KATE39 Posted 17 Jul 2005 , 3:03pm
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IF YOU FREEZE THE CAKE AND THEN CUT IT, IT WOULD ELIMINATE SOME OF THE CRUMBS. HOPE TO SEE A PICTURE WHEN YOU ARE DONE.

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