3D Cake...need Help, Any Ideas?

Lounge By Denae Updated 13 Feb 2009 , 11:28pm by Denae

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Denae Posted 11 Feb 2009 , 1:04pm
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hey all, i seen wilton has a 3D shaped winnie the pooh cake pan...how can i acheive this without using the pan? how would i carve it? any ideas would be greatly appreciated?

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TooMuchCake Posted 11 Feb 2009 , 2:33pm
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Perhaps you can use this tutorial as a starting point:

I know the tutorial is for a monkey, but I've seen it used for other animals and characters. Maybe it will give you some ideas.


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tracycakes Posted 12 Feb 2009 , 2:16pm
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This is a 3D Winnie the Pooh in my photos that I just did a couple of weeks ago, is this what you are talking about.

My Winnie is 6 layers of cake high. There is supports and a cake board under each 2 layers of cake, just as if I was making a tiered cake. Once the cakes are stacked, I started carving. I had issues with the head, but I went and got a Winnie stuffed animal and using that as an example, I carved away. I carved the arms in but I actually wish that I had just added them in fondant later. The legs and feet are also cake. I probably should have carved more away on the head but I get nervous because I'm always afraid to take away too much. This cake was being taken by someone else to a shower an hour away so I didn't want it to be too delicate. Oh, I also put a dowel all the way through for stability. I've never done that before because I usually use SPs but I had never made one like this before and wanted the additional stability.

Feel free to ask me if you have any other questions. Good Luck and post pictures!

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Denae Posted 13 Feb 2009 , 11:28pm
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hey guys...thanks for your feedback! i will post when i am done/

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