First Time Ever, What Do You Think?

Decorating By sweetneice Updated 11 Feb 2014 , 1:57am by BeesKnees578

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sweetneice Posted 10 Feb 2014 , 3:01am
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Hey All!


This is a first for me! I have never done anything star wars before, bur did an order anyhow for someone I knew. They loved it, but what do you think? Just like to hear from my cake friends! 

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reginaherrin Posted 10 Feb 2014 , 4:06am
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I think it is really cute.  I like the details of the death star, it looks great.  The only thing I don't like is the boarders.  I think it takes away from the coolness of the death star and just doesn't match the rest of the cake.  Otherwise its great.

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AZCouture Posted 10 Feb 2014 , 4:24am
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AReally cute, except for those borders, they look really out of place. They're nicely done, but for a sheet cake, maybe.

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FlourPots Posted 10 Feb 2014 , 4:54am
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Very, very nice...


I agree about the borders...

A buttercream cake can look great with a fondant border (colored fondant balls, for instance), but I don't think it works well the other way around...a fondant cake with a buttercream border.


Also, is that disco dust on the bottom tier?

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MBalaska Posted 10 Feb 2014 , 4:58am
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Sweetneice: Love the Star Wars theme.  For a first time It's a fantastic start.

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sweetneice Posted 11 Feb 2014 , 1:46am
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Thanks guys! It wasn't disco dust,...just cake sparkle

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BeesKnees578 Posted 11 Feb 2014 , 1:57am
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Yes....very impressed with the death star!


"Star Wars" lettering could be neater.


Also, you should either invest in half-inch cake drums OR hot glue a few cake circles together for a thicker board, cover in at least bakery foil, preferably fondant, with a ribbon around the bottom for a more professional appearance.  Writing out your wording on a single layer cardboard round does not cut it professionally, if you want to set yourself apart from everyone else.


I would have made the base cake taller as well and sharpen up the edges, unless you were going for a rounded look.

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