Sunday, 14 March 2010

The making of a Police Car Cake

Here's a brief step-by-step of the Police Car cake I made for a 5 year old's birthday party...

First make two chocolate cakes.


Stick them together with buttercream, and carve into a car shape (at this point I should have taken a picture, but was so engrossed that I forgot), then cover in buttercream.



Apply a layer of white fondant, smooth and trim all round.


Then start applying the detail, windows and lights first...


...stripes, grill, and top light bar...


...more stripes, wheels, some lettering, a black strip around the bottom to 'lift' it, and a number on top...


...and voila! The finished article.

3 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for posting this. Made it last night for my stepson and your guide was invaluable! Thanks very much indeed! Helen, birmingham

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  2. Wow, I'm going to attempt it as a Retirement cake!!! Wish me luck

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  3. How many servings did this make?

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