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Show me your cakes pls...

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#1 MissButtercup

Posted 08 February 2013 - 06:59 PM

DD has asked for a sand castle/sand pit cake this year so I was wondering if anyone has had a crack at one that the could share a pic and instructions on how they made it.
Would be very interested to see any others along the same lines as well... or any birthday cakes really. original.gif

#2 bark

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:04 PM

Would be easy, cover with brown sugar as the sand....have seen it in super food ideas magazine.

#3 FeralHez

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:14 PM

My beastie did a sand castle for her dd one year.

Biscuit crumbs stuck to buttercream icing. Three round cakes like steps (if that makes sense), ice cream cones for turrets.

I think she may have found it in women's weekly birthday cake book/mag.

#4 MissButtercup

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:28 PM

Thanks! I had seen the brown sugar cover cake but wasn't too keen on feeding a handful of 4 year olds full of sugar... biscuits might be a little better.

I'll goggle the mags and see if I can kind the articles...

Would still love to see pics if anyone has any...

#5 Frau

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:34 PM

google pics

cool cakes! i've not come across sand castle cakes before.

#6 MissButtercup

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:45 PM

Yep I've goggled pics but I guess I am looking for a bit of instruction on what icing to use... how to cut out/stick on the sticky up bits etc... the construction I guess.


Like this - http://pinterest.com/pin/53902526760116583/

Edited by MissButtercup, 08 February 2013 - 07:49 PM.

#7 laridae

Posted 08 February 2013 - 08:36 PM

This cake tin, covered in fine raw sugar so it looks like sand.
I think I've seen silicone versions of that tin in Kmart (I have the one linked)

#8 MissButtercup

Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:37 PM

Thanks Laridae, looks pretty good!

#9 cb2

Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:44 PM

I just found this looks very easy

#10 MissButtercup

Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:26 PM

Cb2 - thanks soo much great find!! I'll be using that one. original.gif

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