R2D2 Cake -- Have Y'all Seen This? !!!

Decorating By TejasRebel Updated 11 Sep 2008 , 12:18pm by mellormom

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TejasRebel Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 11:00pm
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I stumbled upon this amazing cake. Just think of the hours of work it took -- and what a lucky birthday boy! icon_eek.gif

http://www.bsideblog.com/2008/06/making-the-most-amazing-r2d2-c.php

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Beckalita Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 11:17pm
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My sister just sent me this as well! Very cool that they took step-by-step photos!

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summernoelle Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 11:20pm
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There are a lot of talented people out there. It's just amazing!

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tonimarie Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 11:23pm
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icon_surprised.gif WOW! That is awesome! Thank you for sharing that-I only wish I could do something that fabulous.

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BakingGirl Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 11:58pm
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That totally blows my Darth Vader out of the water. R2D2 is amazing. Great to see the step by step in case I should be struck by the urge to give it a go. Thanks for posting!

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becky27 Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 12:13am
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awesome....la la love the step by step!!!!!!!

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Dru329 Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 12:16am
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Thank you icon_biggrin.gif

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candee2300 Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 12:27am
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I did R2D2 for my husband's birthday-but it didn't look as detailed as that one. Wow!

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Molly2 Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:02am
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WOW love it


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DoniB Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:15am
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that cake is made of awesome. Just wonderful!

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giggysmack Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:22am
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This is really awesome I'd love to find out how he carves his rice krispies it is so clean!

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vmertsock Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:26am
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I used to work with the guy who made this! He is absolutely amazing! icon_biggrin.gif

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Suebee Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:29am
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That cake is AWSOME. I did one for my daughter and it was small and covered in buttercream. How I would love to do a large on in fondant. I have done a few Darth Vader cakes covered in fondant.

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michellesArt Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:32am
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this guy is in another universe!! my jaw is on the floor-first the imagination and know-how just to concieve that you could do that and then the doing part (and that was the second time-i bet he did it faster or better or tweaked it somehow)!! mind-blowing- i would just love to sit there and watch and soak it all in...hmmm

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Suebee Posted 18 Jun 2008 , 11:57am
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does anyone have a rice krispies recipe? When I did my pillow cake with the bottle on top, the bottle was rice krispies but when they would get room temp, they would get soft and droop.

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mgdqueen Posted 18 Jun 2008 , 12:23pm
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This is really awesome I'd love to find out how he carves his rice krispies it is so clean!




I second that!!

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gottabakenow Posted 18 Jun 2008 , 12:33pm
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WOW that cake is amazing. it looks like he filed the rice krispies smooth or something.

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Omicake Posted 18 Jun 2008 , 12:43pm
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I'm amazed at his detailed execution! Everything looks so neatly done! I consider him among the top group of cake decorators.

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ncbert Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 3:45am
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Amazing work! Great to see how it comes together too! Thanxs

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Erdica Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 12:57pm
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Awesome! Love the step by step photos. It was nice that he was willing to share his step by step process. My DH would LOVE this cake!

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beachcakes Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 10:00pm
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Amazing! Did he only use a cake board under the top 4 tiers??

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TejasRebel Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 10:06pm
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I wonder if you could shape/cut the rice krispie using a heated knife to get very smooth, sharp edges... icon_rolleyes.gif

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mary-ann Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 10:20pm
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I'm amazed at his detailed execution! Everything looks so neatly done! I consider him among the top group of cake decorators.




Exactly what I thought. Everything is so precise. This inspires me to be more detailed. Thanks for posting it.

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Michele25 Posted 1 Sep 2008 , 5:44pm
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Thanks for sharing this! I loved seeing the step-by-step photos! He's amazing!!!!!

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Michele25 Posted 1 Sep 2008 , 5:45pm
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Thanks for sharing this! I loved seeing the step-by-step photos! He's amazing!!!!!

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JawdroppingCakes Posted 1 Sep 2008 , 5:59pm
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His work is absolutely amazing. There are no words to describe the kind of work that I just saw in his website. Thanks for sharing that....it is always good for encouragement.

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mellormom Posted 1 Sep 2008 , 6:30pm
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WOW!
I love that he posted the instructions. It doesn't look that difficult once you break it down. Of course I could never be that precise!

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kansaslaura Posted 1 Sep 2008 , 6:34pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by giggysmack

This is really awesome I'd love to find out how he carves his rice krispies it is so clean!



I second that!!



My guess is he used a router like used in woodworking and very dry firm RK treats.

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mommicakes Posted 1 Sep 2008 , 7:16pm
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This was just way cool. My youngest son is having a Star Wars theme this year, and he said "THATs MY CAKE MOM!!!!" guess I'll give it a shot hopefully it comes out kinda nice. Not till Jan, but planning now. Thanks for posting this one. icon_lol.gif

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sarahpierce Posted 1 Sep 2008 , 9:14pm
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My son must never ever see this cake. He would flip out, and then want me to recreate it! Beautiful work!

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