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Bucket of Beer Birthday Cake

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Bucket of Beer Cake

Created in this Craftsy Course

Intro to Modeling Chocolate: Cityscape Cakes taught by Lauren Kitchens

Lauren Kitchens teaches you to concoct, color, texture and transform modeling chocolate, taking it to new heights and bringing it into your kitchen.

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Birthday
Type Sculpted
Material Modeling Chocolate
Style Outdoorsy
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Modeling chocolate to give the cake the wood bucket look, then used sculpting tools to give the grain effect and dusted with petal dust. Made my own sugar to make the bottles and ice. The bottles are a mold, labels are made with edible ink & frosting sheets. Beer caps I made by had using modeling chocolate and colored with luster dust mixture.

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What are you most proud of? This was my first time working with making sugar! I was really happy with the way the bottles and ice turned out especially color wise. Plus everything was edible!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time and plan ahead to make the accessories. Makes it much easier.

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So cool!!! The bottles and ice look so real. Great job!!

03/15/2013 Flag

Thank You jcakes!!

03/15/2013 Flag

Cute cake! Love the bottles! Did you have a mold? Where did you learn to make the bottles? I would love to learn. Great Job! :) Lisa

05/03/2013 Flag

Love it!! I would love to learn how to make the bottles, too. They look just great!! The ice, too! Awesome job!!

12/17/2013 Flag