R2D2 Cake

Decorating By Lee15 Updated 17 Jun 2009 , 12:11pm by Lee15

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Lee15 Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 9:39pm
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I will be doing a R2D2 cake in early July as a groom's cake. I found a link to do this, but have a question. I want it to be as close as possible to the original but am not certain what to do to get the outline of the shapes. Should I cut thin pieces of fondant to create the rectangles? Any suggestions are welcome.

Thanks.

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kbgieger Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 9:54pm
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I just used fondant cutouts on the R2D2 I did. I used various online pictures to get a decent closeup and pretty much just did it freehand.

HTH,
Karen

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momma28 Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 11:57pm
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Did mine freehand too, using pics I found on line and a couple of r2 toys my kids had.

Is he going to be standing? What are you making the "feet" out of? Just curious. The one I did is in my photos....I am going to try and include it in my post but not sure if it will work.
LL

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Lee15 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 12:11pm
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Thanks for the input - I really appreciate it.

I was thinking of using rice krispies to create the arms and for the base that it sits on, I am thinking of using a styrofoam dummy.

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