Graduation Cap Cake

Decorating By Mkanz Updated 9 Apr 2009 , 1:36pm by jmt1714

Mkanz Posted 8 Apr 2009 , 10:20pm
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I am making a graduation cake for my son. I purchased the Wilton wonder mold to make the base of the cap. Does anyone have suggestions for the top of the cap? I was going to cover an 8 x 8 cake board with gumpaste or fondant...does that sound right?

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pattycakesnj Posted 8 Apr 2009 , 10:27pm
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check out my pics, I did one last year, I made the flat top out of gumpaste rolled thin and let it dry for a few days, i didn't use a board

bakery_chick Posted 8 Apr 2009 , 10:30pm
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That is how I would do it.
I would use foamcore

Mkanz Posted 8 Apr 2009 , 10:36pm
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Is that an 8 x 8?

pattycakesnj Posted 9 Apr 2009 , 12:42am
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I don't remember what size I made it, if you are asking me. I think I just eyeballed what size would look ok

Cakema Posted 9 Apr 2009 , 2:08am
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Here is a link to a Graduation Cap cake pan.

mom2owen1 Posted 9 Apr 2009 , 3:49am
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i have made two. the first i wrapped a piece of cardboard in fondant. the folds underneath were a bit awkward. the second i was just going to make from a piece of fondant. i didn't allow enough drying time though, so put a thin cardboard/thick paper, cut a bit smaller, underneath the fondant piece. that worked out well. gave a bit of support.

pictures at the first one is the tiger themed one. the 2nd is the france themed one.

jmt1714 Posted 9 Apr 2009 , 1:36pm
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i have a small (4x4) square pan and a small ball mold. I use chocolate for graduation caps. i just add black powder to dark chocolate.

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