Open Gift Box Cake

Decorating By vincenta Updated 22 Nov 2013 , 3:00pm by theresaf

vincenta Posted 19 Nov 2013 , 2:29pm
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Would like to make an open Tiffany box cake for my daughter's 50th bday... not sure how to make the top of the box.  Some that I have seen on this site look as though it is just another 1" cake made and covered and then put on top... are there any other options that I could use.  I am not a professional - just make cakes for my family.  Thanks for any suggestions

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nuzhat Posted 19 Nov 2013 , 3:31pm
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AI made a choc box cake covered in fondant and filled with ferrero chocs. For the lid, I just used a cake board covered in fondant. Used a stencil just to pretty the lid up and painted it. Hope this helps

vincenta Posted 22 Nov 2013 , 1:38pm
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Thanks, a friend suggested that I make it out of rice krispie pressed into the cake tin so I now have two ideas to work with.

ddaigle Posted 22 Nov 2013 , 2:09pm
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You can also by 1" pieces of styrofoam.  The dollar tree, walmart & Hobby Lobby sells 1" square pieces.  Then you don't have to hassle with the RKT.

theresaf Posted 22 Nov 2013 , 3:00pm
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I used a large matzoh covered with fondant to make a lid for a jewelry box for family.  They ate that too!

Good luck!

Theresa

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