Bassoon On Green Cake. . .ugh

Decorating By Zamode Updated 28 Dec 2010 , 5:02pm by cakeandpartygirl

Zamode Posted 27 Dec 2010 , 8:42pm
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Man ordered a cake for his son, nice guy, very easy going and basically said do whatever. He calls back and says son's favorite color is green and he is into music, dad is hoping his bassoon playing will land him a scholarship. I have limited time, it's a last minute cake and don't have time for all the details of a bassoon. How do I make something nice that is green iced with green borders that isn't Cake Wreck worthy? No clue. . .

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ranae5463 Posted 27 Dec 2010 , 8:59pm
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I just did a search and put in music notes and bunches of ideas popped up. Do you have to actually incorporate the bassoon? Maybe a musical cake would be okay?

cakedout Posted 27 Dec 2010 , 9:27pm
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I'd just cop-out and do a simply pic of a bassoon with some musical notes... icon_smile.gif

cakeandpartygirl Posted 28 Dec 2010 , 12:58am
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what about doing an edible image plaque of him playing his bassoon and do it as a topper and have the wire sprays coming out from behind it and on them have musical notes. Have musical stuff around the side of the green colored cake. I did a cake last minute for someone that loved music but where I have pink put green. Just a thought!

Oh an here is the cake:

Crazboutcakes Posted 28 Dec 2010 , 1:05am
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I would definatley do sopmething like cakesrock said maybe a BCT or something with music notes or if not the BCT than maybe a person sitting on something paying the instrument (bassoon) maybe sitting on a big musical note, that's all I got. HTH

Zamode Posted 28 Dec 2010 , 2:44am
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Great ideas and links, thank you! Only thing is I would not be able to get a photo in time and I do not have an edible image printer. . . .I didn't even think of a BCT, good idea. It's an 11x15, I don't want too much open space. . . I did tell him when we spoke that I'd put music notes on the sides, he liked that idea. I told him if I did a fondant piece on top that there was no way I would have time to put in so many details and he said that was fine, everyone would get the idea. Eh. . .hmm. . .lol.

Cakeandpartygirl, very clean cake. What size wire did you use? I hope I can find a music note cutter, not sure I have one. . . . if not, freehanding it is and that is a scary thought. . . I need some good juju sent for this cake!

cakeandpartygirl Posted 28 Dec 2010 , 5:02pm
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I used the wire from ace of cakes line!! Yes I totally cheated. They are expensive (4.99 at Michaels) but I didn't have time to bend the wires.... ok ok I was truthfully to lazy to do it!! icon_lol.gif If you use a coupon which they have a 50% right now it will make it much cheaper. The cutter I used was a mini cookie cutter for the single note and for the other stuff I used my cricut (oops I cheated again) icon_redface.gif

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