So my husband's birthday is in a couple weeks. I was going to make him a cake with the USMC emblem on it, but I tried it out on a FBCT and the design is so detailed it's ridiculous. So I'm pretty much at a loss for ideas for his cake. Anyone have anything??? Please?!
how about doing the USMC car emblem? It would be much easier since it is the silhouette, then you could do his name or whatever on that. i found an image of it here
I actually just did a cake with the USMC emblem on it for my dad. I used white chocolate for a white chocolate transfer. I "skipped" alot of the finer details and you can't even tell on the final product. I posted a "how to" on my blog. You can kinda see which of the details I decided to skip. PM if you need more help.
marines are pretty picky about that logo...my husband was in the marines for 4 yrs many years back and still does that whole "hoora" thing..makes me jump out of my skin everytime!
i haven't actually used it yet, but i bought a plastic mold of the marine corp logo...about 3 or 4 inches tall, i'd guess. it was only $2.50 or so, totally affordable, so if you have a cake shop near you, i'd highly recommend doing that. it's a simple as melting your chocolate (i recommed wilton melts so you don't have to worry about tempering), pour/brush into mold, knock it a couple of times and let chill, then pop it out and put it on top of the cake.
have this one saved to my favs: http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo_1194845.html
its a stunning cake by "tye"
Ninabeth, where did you get your picture for your transfer? My main problem is that I'm having trouble finding one big enough because it is so detailed.