InstructionsFor the coreboard base, I decided to try out covering the board with colored green royal icing flow. It worked great and it hardened much sooner then I thought it would.
I baked the oval cakes green and yellow. I torted the two cakes and stacked them back together every other color - I wish i had a picture of it to show it was neat! The tractor didnt require much carving. On the rectangular ...
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Category: Cake Decorating
Type of item: Food
Style: Outdoorsy, Cute, Traditional, Whimsical, Classic, Funky
Oval & rectangle cake pan, cake, icing, fondant, gumpaste. Icing tip for grass effect, fondant tools. Edible black marker. Colored green royal icing. Cake carving knife. Oval 1/2" coreboard base. Food coloring.
What was your inspiration?
My friend has twin boys that turned 3!!! They love tractors and they were having the birthday party at a pumpkin patch. She seen someone elses similar cake and wanted one like it.
What are you most proud of?
The twin boys LOVED the cake - they wanted it sitting right beside them at dinner time. Of course they couldnt be trusted so they had to look from afar!!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Sometimes its the small details that makes the cake. The cake itself is a simple oval tier with a rectangle & square on top. It's the details that made it look like a tractor!