Sportsman Fleur De Lis?

Decorating By Britterfly Updated 9 Aug 2012 , 11:55am by icingimages

Britterfly Posted 2 Aug 2012 , 2:07am
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How do you make a sportsman fleur de lis cake like in the photo below?

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manddi Posted 2 Aug 2012 , 2:39am
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You could carve it or mold it out of RKT.

Britterfly Posted 2 Aug 2012 , 3:14am
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How do you carve it though? Do you need a template? And if you need a large cake, how can you get a template big enough? My printer only prints out regular size paper.

Tracey2528 Posted 2 Aug 2012 , 3:26am
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When I do cutouts I draw the shape (freehand) that I want on a cake board, I use the same size board of the cake that I will be cutting out. Then I cut the board and use that as my template. I cut out each layer of cake separate before filling and stacking them.

manddi Posted 2 Aug 2012 , 1:34pm
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I believe there is a way to get your printer to print out a big shape on several pieces of paper and you tape them together(kind of like a puzzle). However, I'm computer retarded and couldn't tell you how it's done. Hopefully you have a computer savvy friend!

Fleur de lis' are a simple shape that's difficult to free hand(at least for me) due to the extreme need for symmetry. If its not perfect, it looks kinda goofy. The sportsman might be a little easier to freehand since its not quite as symmetrical as the "normal" fleur de Lis.

I love the idea of using a cake board as the template, however, I would fill and layer the cake before carving. That way, they're both exactly the same shape.

icingimages Posted 9 Aug 2012 , 11:55am
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Printers can do that, but the image is generated from your software that you use to print. Check your printing software and graphics software for that type of printing

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