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John Deere Tractor Cake Ideas

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I have an order for a John Deere Tractor 3rd b-day cake next month. I would love some ideas. I know there are a couple in this gallery, but if you guys have any other ideas that would be great. I kinda prefer something along the lines of a BCT. I love this technique and people raved about it!! I used Dawns icing recipe and people loved it. I went to another b-day party on Sunday and the cake wasn't great at all. The icing was the basic all crisco buttercream with a hint of lemon flavoring and the cake itself was tasteless and dry. This was from a well known baker in the area so I was kinda happy to be able to compare the two and get ideas!!

I completed my first BCT this past weekend (a strawberry shortcake) and it turned out great!! I will post it in the gallery in a couple of days. THANKS DAWN FOR THE AWESOME TUTORIAL and everyone else for hints along the way (ie. the paint brush to get some of the "worminess" out was a great one).

All ideas will be very apprecicated!!

Vicki
post #2 of 5
Get a photo of a Tractor and some photos you will find that it reads the name John Deere. You can add the kids name instead. You can add a small wagon behind the tractor (as if it's pulling it) and add presents in the wagon. (You may have to draw that up) Keeps them a little original. Good Luck!
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A woman is like a bag of Tea.
You don't know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Sweet Days and Happy Baking!
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post #3 of 5
http://www.kathyskakesllc.com/kidsbirthdaycake028.html someone made this for someone's 1st birthday.
http://www.deere.com/en_US/ProductCatalog/FR/category/FR_TRACTORS.html this is John Deere's website for their farm tractors
http://store.yahoo.com/radioflyer/fonsizradfly.html they sell radio flyers, I'm sure you get print a pic off of here
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"To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask? ~ John Rohn"
"Action is the foundational key to all success. ~ Pablo Picasso"
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post #4 of 5
Here are a few tractor coloring pages you could use for a BCT...

http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=&q=tractor+coloring

I thought this might be a good design for a cake too...

http://www.baby-announcements.com/images/tractor_birthday_invitations_thank_you.gif
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
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Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
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post #5 of 5
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THanks so much.

Lisa those imgages are perfect!!
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