Phoebeb Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 11:35am

I want to make my dad a Cadillac shaped cake for his birthday party. I really like this one which I found on google images but I'm new to cake making and don't really know where to start... would it be best to make a big rectangle shape then carve it down into a Cadillac shape or should I add the wings and wheels etc with icing?
Does anyone know of a good cake pan to use as the base?
Any tips would be greatly appreciated!
Thank you!

Link to cake I like:;imgrefurl=;h=410&w=618&sz=47&tbnid=BT2-PcjnOzRJ0M:&tbnh=90&tbnw=136&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcadillac%2Bcake&zoom=1&hl=en&usg=__acYNqIoQrD--rHxWe2Wo6hlp4Lk=&sa=X&ei=AFB2TI7BFtm5jAfjhcGzBg&ved=0CBsQ9QEwAQ

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tripleD Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 11:44am

When I make cars I use the blueprint .com site. It gives you a blue print I enlarge it to get the pattern. I would use just a plain rectangle pan. good luck.

Crimsicle Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 4:00pm

That's an interesting resource. But, when I went to, I got something that looks like an advertising agency. Are they the ones with the blueprints? There didn't seem to be a link on their site.


tripleD Posted 28 Aug 2010 , 1:38am

sorry try : www
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Maynard628 Posted 4 Sep 2010 , 4:47am

Maybe you'd like to purchase Mike McCarey's dvd on making a car. IMO it's worth buying! He goes through steps in making a mustang car, but the same principle would apply to ANY car. Hope this helps and yes, the blueprint website is so helpful! Thanks for passing that info.

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