Ideas Please

Decorating By whittyella Updated 7 Jan 2009 , 6:27am by 7yyrt

whittyella Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 6:57am
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hey i am new at decorating but have loved it for a while and i want to get really really awesome at it cause for me its art not just a cake even though after a bit its goin to be demolished but thats ok lol anywho i have a question my husband is obsessed with big rig trucks like say a peterbuilt or a kenworth he just loves them an i wanted to make him one thats 3D sorta like the cake that the ace of cakes show did alittle while ago do you have any ideas on this i really want to know the best cake pan to use and the best tips at torting and layering the cake and also the best way to make black thick tires for the truck out of fondant and really good not to thick not to thin butter cream icing any help would be greatly appreciated icon_sad.gif [/code]

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7yyrt Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 6:11pm
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Okay, most are made by baking sheet cakes (9 x 13 inch pans). Then cutting and stacking them to make your main shape. This first page will give you basic directions.
This fancy one is made the same way.
A closeup of a truck 'face' before frosting.
This one was made using the Wilton loaf pan.

FlourPots Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 8:53pm
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I have no idea what a peterbuilt or kenworth truck is, so I'm going by what the previous member posted...

Here's one:

Here's the instructions:

Here's another with instructions:

whittyella Posted 7 Jan 2009 , 4:31am
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thank you sooo much guys you all were a great help i am glad i can finally go to someone with my questions about cake decorating cause were i live its bone dry in the cake decorating field lol and the one girl that does it around here dont want to give away tips on nothing for the sake of her business lol soo yeah thanks alot guys GREAT HELP!!!!

FlourPots Posted 7 Jan 2009 , 5:31am
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Glad to help icon_biggrin.gif .

7yyrt Posted 7 Jan 2009 , 6:27am
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Glad we could help. That's what we're here for.

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