Help! A Brain And Spine Cake!?

Decorating By GALara1224 Updated 29 Jul 2009 , 3:14am by Doug

GALara1224 Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 3:04am
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Hey Everyone,

I've been contacted by a neurosurgery office, who is celebrating a one year anniversary, to make a cake with a brain and spine. Help! I think I can manage making a brain, but a spine!?! Any suggestions? Of course, they want the cake next week. Help!

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Doug Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 3:14am
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http://www.shiatsuman.com/images/spine_nav_0046.jpg

vertebra are just little rounds of cake laying on their sides.

the wrap in fondant.

add the little wings

make a nice shade of ivory.

if you want to do the disks between the vertebrae -- that could be more cake in a darker yellowish wrapping.


or could do a jelly role type cake and cover in fondant.


or bake longer sections of cake in a soup can ....

or take a sheet cake and split into long narrow sections, stack, and carve.

for faster, easier -- wrap the whole thing in the ivory color, then just add little bands of darker yellow for the disks.

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