Groom/birthday Tool Belt Cake

 Groom/birthday Tool Belt Cake  on Cake Central

This cake I did as a surprise grooms/birthday cake for my father's wedding. The cake is done in buttercream with a diamond impression mat. The tools are done with white chocolate. The "screwheads" on the side of the cake are done in fondant as well as the tool belt.

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OMG! This cake is amazing! I love the idea and the excecution is flawless! Did you find chocolate molds for all the bolts and nuts and then 'paint' them silver? I just have to try this cake...is that ok? I am in awe and my handy husband would flip!

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I LOOVE this cake! My husband is a general contractor so I will have to make this for him one day... how'd you make the tools?

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The nuts, bolts and tools are all done with a mold. I tinted the white chololate with a little bit of black candy color to make it grey and then dusted the candies with silver luster dust. Thanks to boween for the great tips on how to apply the luster dust to the candy. The "screw heads" on the sides of the cake I made out of grey fondant. Once I had these cut out and shaped I just dusted with silver luster dust and let dry. The tool belt is all fondant. The cake itself is done in buttercream(yel...

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OMG! This cake is amazing! I love the idea and the excecution is flawless! Did you find chocolate molds for all the bolts and nuts and then 'paint' them silver? I just have to try this cake...is that ok? I am in awe and my handy husband would flip!

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I LOOVE this cake! My husband is a general contractor so I will have to make this for him one day... how'd you make the tools?

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The nuts, bolts and tools are all done with a mold. I tinted the white chololate with a little bit of black candy color to make it grey and then dusted the candies with silver luster dust. Thanks to boween for the great tips on how to apply the luster dust to the candy. The "screw heads" on the sides of the cake I made out of grey fondant. Once I had these cut out and shaped I just dusted with silver luster dust and let dry. The tool belt is all fondant. The cake itself is done in buttercream(yel...


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