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Snowmobile Cake

Contest Photo by: triciacops
Lena, WI
Category: Creative & Unique

Brief Description:

I made this cake for a benefit. A guy I graduated from high school with was killed in a snowmobile accident, and every year since they hold this benefit to raise money for scholarships to give away.

Ingredients:

I used one marble, one white, and one chocolate 1/2 sheet cake, buttercream frosting and fondant.

Steps:

I layered all three sheet cakes with buttercream frosting in between. I then cut out the middle where the seat is, and carved the back end and hood. The cake was then crumb coated. I dyed 1/2 of my fondant black and covered the back end and the front was covered with white. I dyed about 1/8th of the fondant grey and used that for the running boards, and some of the trim. I put in the headlight, tail lights, handlebars, skis and drew on the details with edible markers and some with a pastry tube. The windsheild is cut from cardstock and covered with tinfoil, I taped some toothpicks in between the tinfoil and cardstock to hold it in place on the cake.
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