Radio Flyer Cake

Decorating By taste Updated 6 Jul 2010 , 9:56pm by Montrealconfections

taste Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 2:32am
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Hello All,
I am making a Radio Flyer wagon for this coming weekend...wnated to make it all edible but having a hard time figuring out what to do the handle out of...cereal treat I don't think will hold up b/c the handle is really long...any thoughts? edible or non edible? would love suggestions. thanks!!

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msthang1224 Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 2:35pm
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What does a radio flyer look like? Do u hv a pic or link?

cutthecake Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 2:42pm
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Maybe you could use a wire armature and wrap it with Rice Krispies Treats. I don't know how else you could get the d-shaped part of the handle. Or PVC pipe or a dowel, then wire for the D-shaped handle.

jlynnw Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 2:44pm
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I did a radio flyer push wagon. I used cookiesfor the sides. the rail to connect them together, I did a hard popcorn ball recipe but used rice cereal. It held up excellent. I rolled it out then inserted in a chocolate tube to cover it. It was perfectly smooth and white. You could you dark chocolate for a pull along wagon and do the same.

msthang1224 Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 9:35pm
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Ok, those are too cute. I have no idea but I'm glad the others can help you out. Good luck

Montrealconfections Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 9:56pm
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I just goggled it there are so many versions which is the one you want? I would make the wheels out of cookies, for the handle to be safe why not use a covered wood dowel for that. As for the wagon part I'd drape some red gum paste on the back of a rectangle Pyrex pan looks like the same shape let this dry for at least a week (extreme humidity these days + the fact that air won't be getting to 1 side of it you'll need amply drying time) then flip it over Voila! red wagon place it on top of a black rectangle cake stick the wheels in place, you could make a stencil for the logo which you could apply in RI while the red gum paste is still on the Pyrex for support.

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