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« on: June 21, 2008 07:35:53 AM »

I made the fish pond cake and thought I'de try something a bit differnet.I have no idea about other countries, but in the UK the TV show Dr.Who is huge, my little sister loves it so I decided to make it the theme of her birthday cake this year.
Here is the link to the Dr.Who site if you don't know what it is about:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/
It is the tardis on a random red planet


It looks really wobbily in these pictures, I used a different cake recepie to usual and it was a bit too moist, so what started out nice and rectangular went sort of squishy.
This is how I built up the cake for the tardis:

This is how I built up the cake for the base (randomly):

I had planned to make some little aliens on the planet but I had to get to school so there wasn't time.
Here it is all loaded with candles:

I have learned form making this that randomly shaped things are much easier than square things, and even though moist cake tastes better it does tend to collapse.
I would love to hear what everyone thinks... Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2008 07:43:42 AM »

This is brilliant! I love Doctor Who Cheesy I know some people who'd kill for this cake, what a work of art!
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2008 07:46:11 AM »

Best.  Cake.  Ever.  Between this and the cute needle-felted Adipose in the felting section, Craftster's been having some awesome Who-crafts lately!
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2008 08:19:03 AM »

I also concur.  Brilliant!!

I want a Tardis birthday cake for my next Birthday.
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2008 08:23:46 AM »

*Grabby hands*

Me want! You did an awesome job! I'm from America and there's definatly a following here, even if we have to illegaly download it to see the new episodes.
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2008 08:54:09 AM »

Ahh! I love it!  Cheesy Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2008 09:45:53 AM »

Holy freaking moley this is my new favorite thing ever.

rosetyler, they play 'em on the Sci Fi channel on Fridays. Silence in the Library was last night...I really want to know how it ends! I have to either find it online or wait a week...
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2008 10:36:24 AM »

I just love your cake ... just a tip so your cake wont collapes use 3 or more long sticks or skews in your tower and it wont collapes this helps the pill of cakes stay together so they wont move.  Just make sure they are as long or tall as the cake cut them a bit smaller so the stick wont be sticking out.  Hope this help for a next time and I say next time because I really love the idea and your cake. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2008 11:30:02 AM »

That is really cool, it must of taken a while hey!
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« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2008 12:25:28 PM »

I've been a fan of Doctor Who since I was in diapers! I love the cake. I saw the pond one you did, too. You have some talent!
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