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Tackle Box & Snapper

Contest Photo by: nanbon44
Milton, FL
Category: Funny or Creative

Brief Description:

this groom's cake is a double layer chocolate cake with buttercream filling, for the box, and the lid is Choc cake resting on a cake board raised with posts, covered in fondant, filled with candy and fondant bait. w/ fish shaped chocolate cake

Ingredients:

2-1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 squares (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter , softened 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups mil

Steps:

bake and cool three rectangle cakes for tackle box, single layer for fish. on cake board, Stack two layer with filling, crumb coat and cover in fondant *choice of color* crumb coat third layer on cake board, cut board to cake size, set on cake and support the top front on two posts, back is attached with icing. fill tackle box with fondant and candy tackle and bait. add fondant details to tackle box like handle, edgeing, clasp. Take 4th cake and carve into fish shape cover in fondant. a straw was used to indent fondant into fish scales, eye was rolled fondant ball.
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