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Coolest Guitar Birthday Cake Design 201

by Tiffany J.
(Cordova, TN)

Homemade Guitar Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Guitar Birthday Cake Design

My dad's birthday was approaching and at the last minute I remembered I needed to make a cake! My dad loves guitars. He has a room at my parents house just for guitars! So I thought to myself oh no, his birthday is in three days and I don't have a guitar cake pan so I thought about it and I remember I had a guitar for the xbox. So I found a cardboard box and outlined the guitar on it.

I then took two 13 by 9 inch pans and baked a two layer cake in each pan at 350 for about 40 minutes and allowed them to cool for a few hours. I then placed them on the cake board I was using for the cake itself and took the outline of the guitar I had cut out and placed it and took a knife and began cutting around the edges. Some areas I had to much cake left over, like around the neck of the guitar, and some I needed to add a little so I took the excess and placed it where it was needed.

I then took icing and stuck all the areas that were added on with icing to make them stay together. I iced the whole cake with buttercream icing. I then took and picture of one on my dads actual guitars and made a cake replica with the colors and all.

I used the star tip and piped with royal blue, black, and white. It took about an hour to do all the piping and icing.

For the strings, I tied mint dental floss on to lollipop sticks placed them at the top and the bottom and if they were too loose, I just turned them to make them tighter (kinda like tuning a guitar!). The little black circle candies are junior mints.

For a last minute cake idea, this Guitar Birthday Cake Design turned out great. Very moist and my dad was very impressed. People I showed pictures of it to couldn't believe it was a cake, they just thought I was showing them a guitar!

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