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Dalek cake

By 1isabel
Dalek birthday cake made for a Doctor Who fan friend for a suprise.

I hate fondant (otherwise this would have been 10x easier!) and i like cakes to taste good as well as look good.

This is chocolate cake with melted choc-chips
- the protrusions are maltesers
- the base black bit is mazipan
- the gunstalks are unfortunately not edible - being cocktail sticks with tin foil except with bassetts licorice allsorts
- licorice allsorts were also cut and used for the gridding
- the covering is chocolate flavoured butter-icing (homemade) coloured black/grey with a gold and copper edible powder brushed on when the icing was almost dry.

fortunately she loved it and i think it tasted pretty good too!
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2304x3072px 1.78 MB
Shutter Speed
1/60 second
Focal Length
8 mm
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Date Taken
Jan 20, 2008, 10:27:52 PM
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Poximaker's avatar
Menudo fail de tarta, no me como eso ni jarta de vino xD
rvmiv's avatar
that is pretty good detail!
Yocheved's avatar
hehehe - that looks foul.! but really well done.!
1isabel's avatar
lol, it actually tasted pretty good as long as you didnt eat too much of the icing!
Yocheved's avatar
hehehe.!! youd have gold & bvlack poos with too much of that.!!
Fetta's avatar
I swore when I saw this.
It's fantastic!
1isabel's avatar
ha, thanks! but perhaps easier to make then it looks; try!
luckyiota's avatar
wow, i would love to have a cake like that! and you really capture the raw appearance of it!!! it looks like the real deal! awesome work =D
1isabel's avatar
thank youu, twas fun to make
1isabel's avatar
thanks! it was hard but fun to make
i get a bit carried away with aesthetics, but yeh, chocolate always wins hearts so it was ok!
Crazyclur's avatar
:O Make sure you click reply, I only found this reply by chance!
1isabel's avatar
lol cheers, bit new this this ol' uploading palava
Crazyclur's avatar
lol no problem, I did it constantly when I was first uploading and I kept getting huge 'CLICK REPLY!!!!' messages.
Crazyclur's avatar
Amazing :D I could never have the patience for that! I like the finish on it, it looks really realistic. I think I'm going to go eat some chocolate now :O
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