1940's Inspired Cake

Decorating By Cakechick123 Updated 27 Feb 2011 , 7:27pm by cabecakes

Cakechick123 Posted 27 Feb 2011 , 6:55pm
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I have a request for a wedding cake that inspired by the 1940's

I have had a look and art deco (my 1st thought) was more 1920-30 and retro (my second thought) 1950-60

anyone got any ideas that will suit this theme?

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bobwonderbuns Posted 27 Feb 2011 , 7:18pm
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Boy, when I think 1940s I think WWII, Bette Davis, old Hollywood, stuff like that. Don't know if that will help any though.

LisaPeps Posted 27 Feb 2011 , 7:19pm
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I would google 1940s fashion, 1940s designs and 1940s prints and see if you can get any inspiration from those.

Maybe gather inspiration from something like this?


If it were me I would do a two tier with ruffles on the bottom like this :


and then embellishments on the top tier

cabecakes Posted 27 Feb 2011 , 7:27pm
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I would do a cake in the Lambeth Method. This is when the technique orginated. It is beautifully traditional. I think it is an amazing technique as well, but it would definitely take a little practice. You may want to consider this. Take a look at Gefion's cakes for an idea of what I'm talking about. There are some lovely photos in Gefion's gallery.

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