Car Cake

Decorating By Olenmetra Updated 25 Oct 2011 , 8:12pm by theresaf

Olenmetra Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 2:55pm
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So tonight I am attempting to make a replica of my sons Honda Accord for his 21st birthday. I have a "small" clue of what I am doing but that's it. This moring I stacked the cakes and cut out a template. I am soooo scared to start cutting. Are there any tips/hints anyone can offer. This is my first attempt and I dont have time to rebake. So I have to get it right.

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TexasSugar Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 3:03pm
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Take a little off at a time, and step back and away from it periodically to see how it is shaping up.

Olenmetra Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 6:01pm
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good point - THX!

theresaf Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 8:10pm
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I recently made a Mini Cooper for my husband's birthday (in my gallery). I started off with loaf-shaped cakes which reduced some of my carving. That first cut, which for me was the angle of the windshield, was scary! But I cut a little less than I though I might need so I could trim more after looking at it (from every angle, several times!). Good luck!!

theresaf Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 8:12pm
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Oh, and put it in the freezer for a bit before you start carving to make your cuts easier. (Sorry -forgot to add that part!)

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