Help With An Open Gift Box Cake

Decorating By Heavenlydelights107 Updated 25 May 2011 , 1:07pm by ibmoser

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Heavenlydelights107 Posted 25 May 2011 , 12:53pm
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Hi everyone, I was asked to do a cake similar to this and I am unsure if my thinking is correct on how to do it. Here are my thoughts.

Bake 3 layers (1 thiner for lid), cover bottom in fondant, then dowel to prop the lid open, place lid on and dowel again through the whole cake.

Any guidance would be great!


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ibmoser Posted 25 May 2011 , 1:07pm
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You're right on! If you can sneak a peek at Elisa Strauss's book Confetti Cakes for Kids, she has a project cake with complete directions of a gift box with cake as the lid.

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