Help Wanted...bowling Ball Cake!

Decorating By FrostingSteph Updated 8 Mar 2009 , 8:51pm by mommyle

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FrostingSteph Posted 27 Feb 2009 , 4:06am
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I would love everyone's thoughts on a bowling ball cake that I will be making soon. I've seen some awesome ones in the photo gallery, they look so real! Unfortunately, they are made with MMF which I have never made or worked with. My instinct tells me I shouldn't try this on my 6 year old's b-day cake, but what do YOU think? And does anyone know how to get that great marbled effect in it? Or, do you have other ideas of how to decorate a bowling ball (I have the Wilton Sports Ball pan)? Thanks in advance to all you creative, artistic folks out there! This site is the best!

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JanH Posted 27 Feb 2009 , 12:51pm
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Hi and Welcome on your 1st post, FrostingSteph. icon_smile.gif

Buttercream decorated bowling ball instructions:

How to marble fondant:

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Smoothing fondant/rolled buttercream on ball cake:

Everything you ever wanted to know to bake, assemble and decorate tiered/stacked/layer cakes:
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Kiddiekakes Posted 27 Feb 2009 , 1:14pm
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I've done this cake a few times!! Always a hit!!

edited to say..the ball is a mini half ball pan.

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FrostingSteph Posted 8 Mar 2009 , 4:55pm
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Thanks for all of your help!!!! I'm attaching a picture for you to see. I loved this cake--made the MMF myself and marbelized it. Not only did it look great, but it tasted good, too!

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kakeladi Posted 8 Mar 2009 , 8:17pm
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Wowicon_smile.gif You did a great! job on it. Isn't it wonderful we can make such wonderful memories for our little ones?

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mommyle Posted 8 Mar 2009 , 8:51pm
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Wow! I am hugely impressed! Fantastic job!

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