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Cowboy cake

April 12, 2011

The brief for this cake was ‘something cowboy themed’ and it was great fun to work on. The cake was a 3 layer vanilla sponge filled with strawberry jam and vanilla buttercream. I covered the whole cake in white sugar paste then added a band of blue for the jeans, brown for the belt and a yellow star for the belt buckle. The little cowboy hat was modelled out of chocolate fondant. To give the hat brim some shape I cut the inner tube of a kitchen roll in half, covered it with greasproof paper and left the hat brim inside to set in the right shape overnight. Then I added the light brown rope details. The cow print splodges were hand-cut and attached with edible glue.

I hope Helen enjoyed her birthday party and her cake!

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. April 12, 2011 11:31 am

    That looks fab, bet they loved it!

    • amylane permalink*
      April 12, 2011 11:35 am

      Thank you! I hope so 🙂

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