Project

Pirate Lego Cake

Project Description

Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Cake, fondant, wafer paper, Lego set What are you most proud of? The map. I drew it free-hand on wafer paper. I thought it turned out pretty good, which is why I photographed it before wrapping the cake with it. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Know your materials. I had no idea wafer paper shrunk after getting moist/wet. Had I known, I would have overlapped my ends. It is helpful to know how your materials react to certain conditions.

What you will need

  • Cake
  • fondant
  • wafer paper
  • Lego set

Q&A with Janci76

ukiewife asked:
What a great cake! You draw really well. Did you use food-safe markers on the wafer paper?
Janci76 answered:
Thank you! I did use food-safe markers, made by Americolor. I should give some proper credit, the drawings were not my idea. I found a "Pin the Treasure on the Map" game at a local party store, and used the map as my inspiration for the drawings. I did free-hand it, but shouldn't take credit for the creativity! :) Thanks for the compliments!
Debbie Blevins asked:
Do you have a recipe for the cake? What is on the top?
Janci76 answered:
I'm not sure what you mean by recipe, but on top is crushed graham crackers mixed with brown sugar, which I put over buttercream icing to make stick and look like sand. Let me know what you are referring to as far as recipe, and I can answer that question a little better. Thanks!