Tanning Bed Cake

Decorating By Bubbles Updated 30 Mar 2010 , 3:15pm by CakeEvolution

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Bubbles Posted 30 Mar 2010 , 3:01pm
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I really need to pick your brains. I have a lady who wants me to make a cake that looks like a tanning bed. I am ok with the bottom of the cake, but how on earth am I going to make the top of the cake look open and actually have the cake not fall? Any ideas would be so appreciated.

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CakeEvolution Posted 30 Mar 2010 , 3:15pm
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I would use a thick foam and carve out the interior (cover with fondant) IF you want the depth.... you can use dowels to support the foam.
You can create a hinge system and drill screws to set the TOP in place, so that it appears open.... I will mostly like try this method the next time, I create a cake with an opening...

My jewelry box cake, was not well planned out and by the time I was ready to attach the lid it didnt work as I planned...lol So I was forced to put the skewers in the front since the cake was due in like 4 hrs....HTH


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