My Dads Beatles Cake

Decorating By roswalters Updated 13 Jun 2011 , 6:03am by roswalters

roswalters Posted 12 May 2011 , 7:00am
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hey guys. im making my dads 50th bday cake. he is beatles mania. absolutley loves them. i want it to huge with beatles decorations. how would i make them? i want to do silouhettes of them in poses and stick them on the cake. what would i make them out of? fondant? the color flow way? or the frozen transfer way? im new at this and dont know where to begin. please help!! icon_eek.gif

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Caths_Cakes Posted 12 May 2011 , 8:50am
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I think either option would be good, The last time i made silohettes, i first printed pictures from the internet , And cut them out with a sharpie knife then i lay that across some modelling paste (flower/gum paste) and then cut that out, with a sharpie, and allowed it dry, then i went over it for the details

indydebi Posted 12 May 2011 , 9:38am
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momee23 Posted 12 May 2011 , 11:19am
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I'll be watching this one. My daughter is only 10 and is a huge Beatles fan. She has even requested a Beatles birthday. LOL!

2txmedics Posted 12 May 2011 , 3:11pm
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I found these, I think there trasnfers
http://www.tripleccakery.ca/photos/Birthday-Cakes/Beatles%20Stencil.JPG
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_-HlvhwznLh4/TTfU_y5px3I/AAAAAAAAA5I/_3l3wlRC5q8/s1600/Mobile%2BUploads%2B051.jpg

http://api.ning.com/files/Ql0texI72NA70YvWRa-y9HeEngAB6zgSNkohkzxCRANhLglxF*IXVOQygJJgirPzb1rPiuoIYfpFeadw5fppB6L8QxNVrUTh/beatlescake.jpg

maybe get a image like this and to do a transfer?
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs38/f/2008/335/e/2/The_Beatles_by_Tearstains.jpg

either way just type in printable, black and white image in a search and I would attempt to do the sides of the cake in a drum shape or musical notes
good luck!!! cant wait to see it!

stotlerfamily Posted 12 May 2011 , 5:43pm
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I did a buttercream transfer Beatles cake and I think it turned out pretty good. I did the lettering in fondant and buttercream.

Picture is in my photos.

roswalters Posted 12 May 2011 , 10:38pm
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thank you for all the links and help icon_smile.gif il be sure to post the outcome icon_smile.gif

indydebi Posted 12 May 2011 , 11:40pm
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stotlerfamily, that cake is fantastic!

costumeczar Posted 13 May 2011 , 2:06am
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Here's my daughter's birthday cake from last year...I painted it on with black food coloring. She wanted the cover to Let It Be but I told her that I could handle a black and white line drawing, but I didn't want to deal with portraits of each of them! http://www.acaketoremember.com/images/revolver_cake.jpg

If you're doing silhouettes, fondant and an exacto knife works fine.

roswalters Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 6:03am
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go to my profile for pics

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