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VW Bug

Contest Photo by: lsparkman0528
Humble, TX
Category: Funny or Creative

Brief Description:

I made this for my moms friend who was turning 40. She wanted a replica of her very first car with all its flaws and comical history.

Ingredients:

White cake with buttercream icing

Steps:

Baked 4 12 x 18 cakes, stacked them, froze them, and carved into a VW Bug shape. Then I iced, airbrushed it orange and with a damp brush oxidized for the old look and decorated. This was my first carved cake and it was a huge!
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