Owen's Space Themed Birthday Cake

Decorating By obrn1977 Updated 14 Apr 2011 , 3:05am by laurenboxall

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obrn1977 Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 5:51pm
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I want to make a space themed birthday cake for my son, Owen, who will be turning 4 the end of this month. I am VERY MUCH a beginner at decorating cakes and have never worked with fondant. I would be appreciative of both ideas for his cake and pointers.

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laurenboxall Posted 14 Apr 2011 , 3:05am
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You could do a rocket shaped cake like this: http://www.flickr.com/photos/alis_cakes/5072863651/

There are instructions in the Planet Cake book. You could either use a football pan or carve the shape yourself.

You could probably do this came design with buttercream with fondant accents if you wanted.

If you want to do the whole thing in fondant I would recommend using ganache under the fondant rather than buttercream.

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