Afro Cake...help

Decorating By Pauldo Updated 19 May 2009 , 4:08am by Pauldo

Pauldo Posted 14 May 2009 , 6:57pm
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I want to make an Afro cake for a 60s/70s themed party, but would like to hear your thoughts on how to do it.

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jimandmollie Posted 14 May 2009 , 7:16pm
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Maybe a ball pan for a head and then cover it in choco covered cake balls for the hair?

Or you could do like a break dancing floor and make some fondant figures? I like that idea better.

Just a few ideas..... HTH

ps I would def consider putting a rainbow head band on it with a peace sign! lol Those were huge!

DeeDelightful Posted 14 May 2009 , 7:28pm
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Round pan for the head/face and tip 18 swirls for the hair. Small swirls until you build an afro.

whisperingmadcow Posted 14 May 2009 , 7:32pm
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What if you stacked a ball pan on top of a round?

crazygravy Posted 14 May 2009 , 7:33pm
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if you do the actual afro you must have a pick sticking in there somewhere!!!!

jimandmollie Posted 14 May 2009 , 7:40pm
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crazygravy that is GENIUS!!!! I completely forgot the pick! lol

Pauldo Posted 19 May 2009 , 4:08am
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Thank you for your suggestions. I am LOVING the pick idea especially the one with the "power to the people" fist. LOL. Anywho, I will draw out a few ideas and let you know if the idea ever gets to make a realistic debut.

Let me know if you come up with any other ideas.

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