Birdyy Posted 25 Jul 2012 , 4:20pm
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I was preparing to make one of those beer bottle cakes and I just looked up the mold needed to make the sugar bottles. It costs about $80 for the kit. Is that the only way that people make the bottles? It seems like a huge expense to make a few bottles.

Is there any other websites that offer the kit? I was looking on Make Your Own Molds.com.
Thanks!

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cakewhiz Posted 30 Jul 2012 , 3:40pm
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I made a beer bottle cake (see my photos) in June and was very successful in making my own molds. I followed the instructions from a video on youtube. I found it by putting "sugar beer bottles" in the subject line.

Rosie2 Posted 30 Jul 2012 , 10:45pm
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You can make your own molds...I know they (CC) discourage members from refering you to make your own, but hey I'm a hobby baker and I don't want to spend so much $$ on something I'm only gonna use once.
I made my own molds with 'Mold Builder' latex I purchased at Michales with a 40% coupon. There's a thread here on how to make the molds and the sugar bottles.
Btw, I've only use my molds once so far...

Good luck!

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