Add Lights To A Cake

Decorating By harveybw Updated 31 Aug 2010 , 1:36pm by harveybw

harveybw Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 8:31am
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HI

I'm very very new to cake decorating so forgive me if this is a stupid question icon_redface.gif

I am wanting to do a Christmas cake for my grandsons first Christmas similar to this one http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1545137 I would love to be able to add a couple of windows/openings with lights inside the igloo but I'm not sure how to do it or if it is even possible icon_confused.gif I would really appreciate any advice, thankyou.

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Ursula40 Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 8:36am
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It is possible, but then you would have to make the igloo hollow and have the underneath part cake.

You can sculpt the igloo out of gumpaste/fondant, cut windows and let dry completly. Add windows out of gelatin sheets on the inside, glue on with a bit of RI

When you place the igloo onto the cake, place a small LED underneath first, you can get them in different colours or when I was in the States this year, I found finger leds or a LED tealight, the latter would give a soft glimmering effect as opposed to the stark LED or blinking LEDs available

fishabel Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 11:00am
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Check this out. It looks great.:
http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo_1406966.html
Good luck with that. Sounds like a great idea.

harveybw Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 1:36pm
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Thanks for the help, much appreciated icon_biggrin.gif

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