Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Walking cake

This cake was commissioned for a 65th birthday celebration. The recipient, Jo, is a walker so his wife wanted his cake to reflect that love.  There was only one stipulation....the cake should NOT have a walking pole on it as Jo doesn't believe in them!  Fair enough, no walking pole but an ice axe instead.

It was a beautiful sunny day when I delivered the cake to their home and they had the caterers there setting up for a barbeque in the garden - how lovely.

Do you like my little map?
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'The cake was much admired and tasted wonderful. Your details are now in my address book for next time!'

5 comments:

  1. This looks ver impressive, I really appreciate the details in the shoes. I was wondering with what tools did you do the molding for the shoes.
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  2. Thanks! Moulded the shoes by hand then just indented the sole, tongue and shoelace holes and piped the laces...

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  3. so cute! I like all the details..the map is awesome! so tiny, how did you draw all that in? And the shoes so cute!! Piped laces? Wow i admire your steady hand..very neat the lines..i wish i can do that..must practice a lot more to reach that stage..lol! my hand always shake after a while when i pipe..lol!

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  4. Hi faithy, the baker , the map was painted using one of our maps as a guide - quite pleased with how it turned out! The piped lines are straight but you didn't see the squiggly ones I had to take off and do again!!

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  5. Love this little cake! And all the little details. It's the little things like details that separates the good cake from the extraordinary fantastic cakes

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