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pandaz
« on: January 08, 2009 03:29:37 PM »

alright, second time using fondant. i made a guitar cake for my dad, and wanted to try something a bit more 3D this time. My boyfriends mom's 50th birthday is coming up, and she has two ADORABLE mini daschunds that she loves. they always cuddle under a blanket together, so we decided to make a sculpted cake of the two.

and ta-da!


it came out better than i expected! except that the proportions are a bit off, but shh







a couple of progress shots:






and for reference, here are pictures of the dogs we modeled them after!


Gretchen


spaetzle


and the two together, we took the covers of of them too quickly and woke them! but look how they cuddle... awwwww


this cake came out so much better than i thought it was going to, and after 5 hours of decorating, thank goodness! its going to be a center piece at a restaurant for the birthday for a party of about 20! then theyre eating it back at home, but unfortunately, i cant make it to the party, ill be out of town Sad so hopefully i can get my boyfriend to take some good reaction pictures i can post!

comments welcome Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2009 03:38:35 PM »

This is soooo cool, and very lifelike.  Great job.
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2009 03:56:06 PM »

Ohhhhhh this makes me soooo happy on the inside!
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2009 03:59:09 PM »

I LOVE THAT!! Oh goodness, I wish I had your mad cake skills!  Did you take any decorating classes or just from your own knowledge?
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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2009 04:21:41 PM »

WOW! That cake looks fabulous! I bet your bf's Mom is going to love it.
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OpheliasLily
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2009 04:29:25 PM »

Oh my! I have so much to tell you! First,  gut gemacht - fantastisch!. What amazing work! I have a brown mini of my own & he would make a lovely cake model too. Secondly, the names are great! My grandmother's first dachsie (of about 10) was named Gretchen & she named my aunt after her - and so Spatzle doesn't feel left out, tell him/her that that spatzle mit kase is my favorite meal. Again - good job!
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pandaz
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2009 04:30:46 PM »

I LOVE THAT!! Oh goodness, I wish I had your mad cake skills!  Did you take any decorating classes or just from your own knowledge?

nope, just fell in love with Ace of Cakes and Amazing Wedding Cakes, and thought "humph, that looks fun!" and gave it a shot! Smiley you just gotta jump right in and believe that you can do it!
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« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2009 04:33:47 PM »

Oh my! I have so much to tell you! First,  gut gemacht - fantastisch!. What amazing work! I have a brown mini of my own & he would make a lovely cake model too. Secondly, the names are great! My grandmother's first dachsie (of about 10) was named Gretchen & she named my aunt after her - and so Spatzle doesn't feel left out, tell him/her that that spatzle mit kase is my favorite meal. Again - good job!

haha thanks! i know i've always loved the names they picked. they've had a couple others before that have passed away, but the only name i can remember right now of those is  Liepshin (spelling?)
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« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2009 04:46:17 PM »

Really great cake! Roll Eyes
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« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2009 04:59:13 PM »

Oh my! I have so much to tell you! First,  gut gemacht - fantastisch!. What amazing work! I have a brown mini of my own & he would make a lovely cake model too. Secondly, the names are great! My grandmother's first dachsie (of about 10) was named Gretchen & she named my aunt after her - and so Spatzle doesn't feel left out, tell him/her that that spatzle mit kase is my favorite meal. Again - good job!

haha thanks! i know i've always loved the names they picked. they've had a couple others before that have passed away, but the only name i can remember right now of those is  Liepshin (spelling?)

Your kidding - Liebschen? Oh this is getting a little spooky ! I named the puppy we just rescued "Liebschen!"
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