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« on: January 31, 2005 10:06:19 PM »

Okay so this is kind of a combo of baking, sculpture, and painting:

For my rat-obsessed roomate's 21st b-day I made her this cake, of her 2 beloved pet rats Ula Mata (Hawaiian for Red Eye) and Deluxe "feasting" upon her birthday cake.

 

(there's Ula checking out the cake with her on it!)
 




First, I made a regular box cake. Then I ripped chunks of it out to look like it had been partially eaten.

Then, I covered the remainder of the cake in icing and decorated it all boring-like. I pinched the icing at the edges to look bitten.

I made the rats out of brownies sculpted in the shape of rats. Then I covered them with rolled fondant (a kind of icing) and painted them with icing color paste.

Finally, as a last touch, I made little rat turds out of brownies. She LOVED it. It's my first real decorated cake. What do you think?!
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« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2005 11:30:13 PM »

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That is friggin awsome, when I first saw the pics, I thought there actuly were rats eating the cake and I said to my self "tell me they decorated the cake that way" LOL.
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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2005 11:36:00 PM »

that scared the hell out of me for a second.


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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2005 11:43:48 PM »

that cake is so awesome! i love it. you did a really good job sculpting and painting the rats.
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« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2005 11:53:57 PM »

holy crap that's awesome!! the sculpted rats look really really real!! and i looooooove the turds! great touch! i can't believe it's your first cake!
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« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2005 01:56:54 AM »

Oh my goodness.. I just stared at this cake for like 10 mins with my mouth dropped.. I had no idea what was going on.. those rats look so unbelieveably real its not even funny. Shocked Shocked Shocked

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« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2005 03:48:54 AM »

Those rats look so goodl, I had to carefully look to see which was real.  Excellent job, can't believe it is your first.

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« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2005 05:11:29 AM »

   
That is the finest cake I've ever laid my eyes on. And that's a few, not to mention those I've actually laid my face on! Cheesy
Wow! I would never be able to cut it, it's too pretty! Hmm, that really is a good idea, diet wise - make work-of-art cakes. <taking notes>

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« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2005 12:28:15 PM »

I agree, it's absolutely fabulous! And the finest cake I've ever seen also. I spotted the turds and was LMBO. What an ingenious and creative idea!! Just delightful!  Grin

I know you could sell them on the net, if you ever wanted to! I don't go for "bought" cakes, but this one I would buy. It's so different from the usual decorated cake. I think most of them are crap.
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« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2005 12:41:57 PM »

That is awesome! Great job on the rats!  And the rat turds! Perfect!!
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