Sphere Head Cake On Top Of Round Cake - Do Able??

Decorating By Byron Updated 20 Aug 2010 , 1:29pm by peg818

Byron Posted 19 Aug 2010 , 6:01pm
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So I want to make an elmo cake. I am thinking of makeing the body out of cake and then making a ball cake for the head and sticking them both on a thick dowel. Tehn ice with buttercream

I just can't make rice crispy treats - they always break.

- Do you think there is any chance it will work or am I crazy
- What type of cake would you suggest for the head

Thansk for your responses

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DefyGravity Posted 19 Aug 2010 , 6:18pm
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Could you use styrofoam?

Byron Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 1:24pm
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Thanks, thats a good idea. I think I will keep that in resrve, I would like it all t be edable.

peg818 Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 1:29pm
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I think if you dowel the cake between the head and shoulders you shouldn't have any problems. I would still build on a center dowel. Last thing you would want is for elmos head to fall off icon_smile.gif

I would use a pound cake or something along those lines so that it holds up better.

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