Airplane cake part 2

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As you can see the cake came together great!! But I will finish taking you through how we got there!

Yesterday we left off here…

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I pushed it back up and started on a new one! Luckily I was semi prepared for this outcome. So I added two more couplers and plugs and screwed the same plywood used for the wings onto the PVC plugs. (I hope that makes some sense)

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After making more rice crispies I started molding the new plane!

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Than even more!

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Once I was satisfied with that, it was finally time to frost and fondant!! Here’s a nice thin layer of buttercream to help smooth everything out

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Now fondant

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Then came the details to make it an American Airlines plane!

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Then I laid fondant over the base… I prepped and frosted the actual cake part of the cake

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(Sorry I didn’t get pics of the assembly but you can still see everything Lindsey and I did to make it come together.

We put the plane on, iced the grass around, painted the base fondant, and added the Birthday girls name!

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Thank you to Frank for allowing me to make this cake for Lourdes!

Also check out:
Sister site: Craft Making and Drag Racing

Lindsey’s Jewelry: Hard Wear by Lindsey (Awesome stuff)

Rustified.com – Lifestyle Inspirations from a Renaissance Man (I love his blog- 365 page book for this year, recipes, & daily inspirations)

Rusty J’s Music Site

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Airplane cake part 1

I mentioned this yesterday but the last three days I have been making this airplane cake for a client that is a friend. I cannot show you all of it today because the lovely lady he bought it for doesn’t get it until this afternoon! But I can show you part 1.

The idea for the cake is a 3-D airplane over a Tarmac. So Lindsey, Riley, and I started designing and engineering the structure. We decided to make the plane from Rice Crispies. And the Tarmac the cake.

Shopping trip, cake supplies.

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I started my screwing the new 2ft x 2 ft Cake board onto a previously made cake stand

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Adding PVC plugs onto the base for the plane stability.

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While I was doing this Lindsey started planning the wings and drawing them onto very thin plywood.

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Next we started cutting PVC for the plane structure.

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Lindsey started making rice crispy treats for molding.

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And we set off to molding the plane….

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By the end of our molding it looked like this …

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But by the next morning it looked like this…

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And even worse later in the day….

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Come back tomorrow to see how we fix the airplane and completed the cake!!!

Part 2 tomorrow! I promise it all worked out for the best

Also check out:
Sister site: Craft Making and Drag Racing

Lindsey’s Jewelry: Hard Wear by Lindsey (Awesome stuff)

Rustified.com – Lifestyle Inspirations from a Renaissance Man (I love his blog- 365 page book for this year, recipes, & daily inspirations)

Rusty J’s Music Site