Peacock Cake

Decorating By cowgirltj06 Updated 25 Mar 2015 , 11:59pm by LeanneW

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cowgirltj06 Posted 25 Mar 2015 , 8:35pm
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 Hey Everyone,
I've been asked to make this cake for a 1 year old. She wants this on a smash cake- my concern is that the child might choke on the fondant peacock feathers. My other concern is with it being such a small cake, do I bother with covering rice krispies for the body, or do I just use a solid piece of fondant/gumpaste? I'm going to try and see if I can do just a peacock colored smash cake, and then maybe another cake with this guy so there aren't any problems. Thoughts?
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Marie0616 Posted 25 Mar 2015 , 8:57pm
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It's beautiful, but strikes me as odd for a first birthday cake! 

Sorry, no input for the design.

Good luck! 

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-K8memphis Posted 25 Mar 2015 , 9:10pm
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i would pipe that

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DeniseNH Posted 25 Mar 2015 , 11:28pm
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I would form the body out of RKT and then pipe the colors.  One thing you don't want is the child to choke on a circle of fondant and with all the bright colors the baby's tongue, lips and fingers will be stained.  What are they thinking??  Not a good idea at all.

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LeanneW Posted 25 Mar 2015 , 11:59pm
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Have you considered buttercream figure piping. You can make 3D elements with a stiff crusting BC. Here is a Roland Winbeckler video on making a BC frog, but you could apply the same technique to the body of the peacock.

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