Tree Cake

Decorating By kayeldesign Updated 3 Apr 2009 , 10:02pm by kayeldesign

kayeldesign Posted 2 Apr 2009 , 7:48pm
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I am about to make a baby shower cake with baby forest animals. I am in need of some ideas of how to make a tree that would be 3D. My idea is to construct a tree that is upright and then form the animals and display them around the tree. The tree doesn't have to be out of cake but I would like to fondant what ever the idea. Any help would be appreciated and pics too.

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paulstonia Posted 2 Apr 2009 , 10:16pm
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I made tree stump, it was not the one with the face on it. I think those are so cute, but mine was for my daughters lumberjack theme party. but I have seen the stumps with little animals around them.It's in my picture if you want to take a look. If it's what your looking for I'll tell you how I did it. If not do a search just using the word tree and you might find exactly what you're looking for. I found a lot of different ones when I was doing the stump. Good luck.

wverbest Posted 2 Apr 2009 , 11:28pm
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if you search the gallery "tree cake" I had several cute ones pop up. good luck

salsaman42 Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 4:17am
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get some grape stems, wash & let dry well, then pipe royal icing leaves all over it. attach to a pretzel rod, use as is or cover the pretzel with icing to look like a trunk...

beck30 Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 6:14pm
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I made a tree for my tree house in the gallary. I used rice crispy treats covered in pastallage. Then Imixed yellow green and brown with vodca and I painted it. Hope this helps.

QueenOfSweets Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 7:13pm
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I made a tree for a little girl's 1st birthday. It's in my pictures and called Fairy tree. I referenced the instructions in a Wilton yearbook for it, and it used the Wilton Tall Tier stand. I'd be happy to PM you with instructions if you'd like.

kayeldesign Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 10:02pm
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I am going to look into everyone's suggestions. I just wanted to thank all of those that responded!! I am very appreciative!

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