Ideas On Cake With An Open Bible

Decorating By missyt_00 Updated 16 Jul 2010 , 12:32am by missyt_00

missyt_00 Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 5:14pm
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Hey there! I am making a cake for a birthday and the family has requested to have an open bible on the cake. Anyone have any ideas where I could get an edible open bible or how to make one that looks somewhat classy?! I am willing to even go with a topper!!! Thank you!!!

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JGMB Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 6:00pm
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So, you don't want the whole cake to be book-shaped? If you do, Wilton makes an open book pan. Or, other people just carve their own.

If you're just looking for a small Bible to put on top, I have no ideas. Sorry!

auntginn Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 6:10pm
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If you are trying to make a topper, I would follow the technique for making a pillow, kinda! Use scraps of cake and build up up on one side and lower on the other. You will need 2 of pieces and place them side by side then I would cover it with fondant to make it look more realistic. run a fork along the sides to create the look of pages. Add a small strip of fondant colored to create the ribbon. Hope this helps.

icer101 Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 6:17pm
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I,ve made an open bible using the wilton open pan.I have done this several times.I have also carved my own. Using the pan was easier.lol. I molded praying hands with a choclate mold for one side. Molded a cross for the other side.You can use modeling chocolate, fonddant, etc. or even just pour the melted chocolate.I piped some little flowers in the corners. or you can use r/i flowers or g/p flowers.I then wrote in a bible verse.I usually ask what the recepients favorite bible verse is. it is always a hit. hth

Joybeth Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 6:27pm
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I did a bible cake in my pics. I used the wilton pan like icer101. If you just want it small I don't see why you couldn't use rkt covered in fondant or straight fondant/gumpaste.

ctirella Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 6:40pm
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i did this cake just carving

ctirella Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 6:41pm
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sorry if u loock at my pictures u see my cake.

missyt_00 Posted 16 Jul 2010 , 12:32am
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Thanks everyone for your advice sorry it's so long in getting back!

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