3D Barn Cake

Decorating By jo5007 Updated 15 May 2014 , 11:52pm by mattyeatscakes

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jo5007 Posted 11 Aug 2010 , 10:48am
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Hi all,

Just wondering if anyone is willing to share any instructions and templates on how to build a 3D barn? I particularly admired the one by molly2, who said sugarshack helped her out. I have to do this within the next couple of weeks.

Also, looking for some tutorials on how to make gumpaste barn animals? Have seen the link for hundreds of free tutes but can't see any for barn animals.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Joybeth Posted 11 Aug 2010 , 10:57am
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If you go to galleries and search for sugarshack then you will see her pics of making a barn, step-by-step. Good luck!

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Molly2 Posted 11 Aug 2010 , 11:43am
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Hi Jo5007

I made my barn out of pound cake using a 6x6 square cake pan I tried to use rice krispies but the cake was easier to carve PM me with your email and I'll send you the barn pattern your barn pieces need to be made in advance so they may dry. Your pieces are put together like a gingerbread house using royal icing its was built around your cake. As for the animals I just used my imagination and put them together along with tractor.

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jo5007 Posted 12 Aug 2010 , 8:36am
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hi molly2,

Thank you so much!! I really do appreciate it as yours looked so life like. I will message you now. I am new to cake central, so let me know if you don't receive it within 24 hours of reading this, as it means I haven't done it right...

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jo5007 Posted 12 Aug 2010 , 8:37am
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Thanks Joybeth, I will do that



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jaclynf10 Posted 15 May 2014 , 5:18pm
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This post is pretty old, but do you still have info on making a barn cake.  My little guy is turning one and we're doing a farm theme and I'd love to make him a barn to smash.  Thanks!

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dkltll Posted 15 May 2014 , 7:50pm
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Maureen Carlson (I found her books on Amazon real cheap) has some great books on people, animals, etc. She works with clay but other than not baking the figures the molding & sculpting techniques are the same. I don't remember what CC member turned me on to her but I owe them! She shows step by step & has lots of pictures. I find that I use my books over & over!


Here is a link, there are a couple of books that might help. 


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mattyeatscakes Posted 15 May 2014 , 11:52pm
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AI've seen a 3D barn cake using the giant cupcake cake pan. I think the instructions is on the Wilton site.


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