Making A Cooler Cake

Decorating By macksnax Updated 20 Jun 2008 , 11:12pm by am2pm

macksnax Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 9:38am
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and im needing some ideas on how to make some realistic ice cubes, any thoughts??? im making the cake for next weekend. thanks in advance.

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Shola Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 10:05am
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I'm thinking clear geletin set in in ice cube trays? icon_confused.gif

bobhope Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 10:06am
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i'm also interested to know how to make those icon_smile.gif

mgdsue02 Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 10:40am
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If the ice cubes don't have to be cubes you could try rock candy.

am2pm Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 4:48pm
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When I did my cooler cake for my son's 21st b-day I ued the clear gelatin and made them in ice cube trays. Spray the trays first with Pam and they pop right out! A fun cake to make.
Peggy

puzzlegut Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 7:53pm
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How do you make/buy these gelatin sheets?

am2pm Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 11:12pm
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You jsut buy a box of Knox unflavored gelatine. It is near the Jello in the stores. 1 box has 4 envelopes in it. I used 1 envelope and 4 cups of boiling water. If you need alot of "ice" you can make more. I think the 1 made 2 or slightly more cubes. I waited until I got to the dorm to put the ice on the top of the cake along with the empty cans. The cake itself was 4 half-sheets stacked and I had plenty of cubes.

Hope that helps.
Peggy

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