This Is Nuts....

Decorating By kmoores Updated 16 Feb 2009 , 3:43am by terrylee

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kmoores Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 2:21am
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I received an email from my Best Friend today, and it was all about wedding cakes, so I open it up and this is what I find.....

http://babudeepan.wordpress.com/2008/09/17/royal-wedding-cakes-in-kuwait/

You really have to check these out. Holy cow.....

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chilz822 Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 2:36am
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Unbelievable is all I can say!

The giant shells with the blown sugar pearls I think is my favorite...

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HoldensNanny Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 7:15am
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WOW icon_eek.gificon_eek.gificon_eek.gificon_eek.gificon_eek.gif

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Evoir Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 9:17am
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LOL, my Mum sent me the very same email last week! Its getting around for sure!!! icon_biggrin.gif

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niccicola Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 3:20pm
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ugh puts my skill level in perspective LOL

i feel pretty confident in my abilities but i wouldn't even know where to start on any of those

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KlyKat Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 3:40pm
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Besides the awesome decorating, how would one bake such large cakes???

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JaLa90016 Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 3:57pm
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Wow....my sister sent me this email last year, along with the one with the life size bridal cake. I was amazed at how big those cakes are!!!

Jala

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veejaytx Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 6:29pm
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What is that they say on some TV commercial? Ahhhh-mazing!

I'd be interested in knowing how/where they bake such large cakes too! I don't think there is such a thing as a walk-in oven, is there?

All beautiful and very impressive. Thanks for sharing!

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pinklesley1 Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 6:41pm
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the only one that i like is the one that is orange and teal.. the one that looks like a normal cake... the sunflower one in my opinion is UGLY!!!

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newnancy Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 8:16pm
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I enjoyed looking at these, thanks. I think it was about the 8th one, looked like donuts. Now I've gotta go get some Krispy Kreme Donuts, yum.

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tx_cupcake Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 11:18pm
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icon_eek.gif Amazing!

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gerripje Posted 16 Feb 2009 , 12:12am
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OMG!! Those cakes are spectacular!

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pinklesley1 Posted 16 Feb 2009 , 2:43am
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actually there are walk in ovens... they used them in donut factories and such... it is a large convention oven with a rotating base... you load a pastry cart thing, and then stick it in the center of the oven, and it rotates as it bakes...

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whisperingmadcow Posted 16 Feb 2009 , 2:59am
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Ok, so I saw this last week too. A friend emailed it to me. But here are my questions...

1) how much of these can you eat?
2) how well do you think they taste after being handled as much as you know they had to have been?
3) How many people did it take to make these?

I am not trying to talk it down, because thet really are a sight to behold. But I just want to know how something that large comes about....

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jamiekwebb Posted 16 Feb 2009 , 3:03am
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What do you support it with?

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Rose_N_Crantz Posted 16 Feb 2009 , 3:07am
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Originally Posted by pinklesley1

actually there are walk in ovens... they used them in donut factories and such... it is a large convention oven with a rotating base... you load a pastry cart thing, and then stick it in the center of the oven, and it rotates as it bakes...




Those are in most bakeries. I've actually never seen a bakery without one. I wonder if some of the cake pans he uses are wedge shaped and he just pieces the cakes together into a circle. Think of how long it would take to bake a cake that size, then how does one go about slicing and filling the layers?! Food Network should do a special with him.

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misserica Posted 16 Feb 2009 , 3:34am
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WOW! Those are amazing! Could you imagine how much one of them cost!?

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terrylee Posted 16 Feb 2009 , 3:43am
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They are amazing.....The cost of the cakes must be herendus......can you imagine the cost of the whole wedding.....Yikes........Some of them were simple beautiful and over the top.....thanks for sharing...

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