How Would I Build This Cake?

Decorating By robyndmy Updated 3 Apr 2010 , 3:10pm by Doug

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robyndmy Posted 3 Apr 2010 , 2:14pm
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For a bachelor party this weekend, my friends have asked me to do a cake like this:
(It's a Starcraft Protoss probe, if anyone is familar with it)

They said it would be fine to do a top down, 2d version, but I feel like it would come out looking funny like that. So I'd really like to do a 3d model of it, but am not sure how to approach it. The main body would just be a 9 inch round, which is easy. But for all the little 'arms'... could I just cut them out of fondant ahead of time, then attach with toothpicks to the body? Any better ideas?

A big thanks!!

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tesso Posted 3 Apr 2010 , 2:17pm
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the 3d would be cute. You could make the arms out of Rice Crispy Treats cover in fondant and attach with dowel rod so they could be eaten. hth

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Doug Posted 3 Apr 2010 , 3:10pm
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much better picture (looks to be a cardboard model)


main body cake on a board - use a wood one so you can easily...

attach dowels for all the leg parts

then cover dowel in RKT and then on to the fondant or BC

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