Cakes by Elly Posted 11 Feb 2013 , 2:26am
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Completely hand crafter and completely edible!

What do u guys think?

 

 

 

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Izzy Sweet Posted 11 Feb 2013 , 2:43am
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That is neat.

bumblebeez Posted 11 Feb 2013 , 5:21am
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AI've just been asked to make this exact cake but had to turn the customer away as I'm petrified of snakes and its too realistic :( I felt like such an idiot lol Your cake looks awesome btw

Ursula40 Posted 11 Feb 2013 , 5:36am
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I think you should try to make one just for fun, perhaps it'll help you get over the fear of snakes. especially if you cartoonify it a bit

SweetDelites Posted 11 Feb 2013 , 11:55am
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The snakes are great!!!icon_surprised.gif. How do you shape it the get the look?

Cakes by Elly Posted 11 Feb 2013 , 1:23pm
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Thanks to all of you! 

It was extremely difficult to carve this thing out so it made sense!

 

I have a boa as a pet, my husband is into snakes lol so it was really inspiring to look at it and copy it. 

As far as your fear of snakes, I think once you get in the process of making it, baking the cakes, carving and all that you'll be too focused to look at the big picture. It wasnt until I was completely done that I took a step back and saw the final product, before then, I was all up on there getting the small details done. You should try it!! 

m302777 Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 4:40pm
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Did you use the tutorial from Northstar cakes?  I saw this online that had the exact same colors that you used.  Wondered if it was worth buying?

Thanks.

cakealicious7 Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 4:44pm
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ALol!!! I just showed my family and they thought it was real!!! Really cool

iCookiBake Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 4:48pm

WOW!! That is so cool ... awesome job ! Looks very realistic

auntginn Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 5:18pm

You did a fantastic job.  I thought it would be a lot harder.  Guess it will go on my to do list. icon_lol.gif

remnant3333 Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 5:29pm

Awesome job well done!!!!
 

PLAmom Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 5:32pm

icon_biggrin.gif Bumblebeez.... I am with you... the cakes look fabulous but tooo life like for me! lol....

cakietot Posted 1 May 2013 , 8:09pm

AThis is amazing. I want to make one for my boyfriend as he is a snake breeder. That looks like the albino burmese python he has. Very realistic!

stiffybeans Posted 1 May 2013 , 8:15pm

Very nice!

bymichaela Posted 30 Sep 2013 , 5:57pm

AHow did you acheive the skin design please x

david mason Posted 30 Sep 2013 , 6:02pm

Agreat job

melodym38 Posted 15 Oct 2013 , 1:35am

I want to try a "snake" can you please tell me how you get the Textured skin? Thanks in advance

FlourPots Posted 15 Oct 2013 , 3:28pm

I have the tutorial by North Star Cakes (It's incredible, worth every penny)... http://northstarcakes.com/

She uses an impression mat for the skin.

 

Here's a free tutorial where the decorator uses something really cool for the texture...it looks great: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.418585258189614.87684.134883726559770&type=1

melodym38 Posted 15 Oct 2013 , 3:41pm

AThank you soooo much just the information I needed!!!

Sevacha Posted 15 Oct 2013 , 3:47pm

I don't like snakes but I like your cake!

FlourPots Posted 15 Oct 2013 , 7:34pm

You're very welcome...

bymichaela Posted 17 Oct 2013 , 11:43pm

Thank you for your suggestion x

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