Deer Cake

Decorating By sherirose Updated 18 Mar 2009 , 2:36pm by briansbaker

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sherirose Posted 17 Mar 2009 , 7:54pm
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My dad shot his first deer with a bow, in 40 years of hunting. He is extremely proud of this deer. It has the uglies rack you have ever seen. So for his birthday I would like to make him a cake centered around this. I figure for the rack I can make it out of wire, wrapped in fondant/gumpaste. I have no idea were to go with the cake. I am a noviced at cake design/decorating but am willing to try anything. If anybody has any ideas it would be greatly appreciated.

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deetmar Posted 17 Mar 2009 , 9:49pm
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I would suggest going to the gallery section and do a search on "Deer Cakes". When you find one you like, PM the person that made it and ask for directions. Most people are good about helping out.

I did a cake with a deer on it, with it's tongue sticking out, and a bow hunter setting on the next tier down. I molded them out of fondnat.

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briansbaker Posted 18 Mar 2009 , 2:33pm
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Hi! Diane "Mencked" her CC name.. Sent me the instructions, they were very detailed.. I dont have them anymore.. But send her a private Message.. and see if she can email them to you.. Good luck, it was fun making a deer.. OH and about the antlers.. get you some wire, make the antlers.. then wrap the wire with foil, so that you get thickness.. then wrap it with fondant..
Happy Baking!

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briansbaker Posted 18 Mar 2009 , 2:36pm
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P.S. sorry the antlers.. it's wire, foil, masking tape then fondant!

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