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Coolest Rum Bottle Cake 38

by Tammy P.
(Moyock, NC)

Homemade Rum Bottle Cake

Homemade Rum Bottle Cake

This rum bottle cake was great. I had a really great time making this one. This was baked for my brother n law's 30th birthday and this was his favorite kind of drink.

I used a regular 13 x 9 pan and used 1 1/2 boxes of cake mix to it. I then put the rest of the cake mix in a 8 x 8 pan and baked that too. ( I did not put any alcohol in my cake since children were going to have some also).

When cooled I placed the 8 x 8 on top of the 13 x 9 baked cake and cut the top portion to look like the top of a beer bottle. I then covered the cake with a light layer of icing and used fondant I made to cover the cake. I star tipped around the border to separate it from the cake sheet.

For the label, I just went online and printed it off the computer on a 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper and put some icing on the back of it and then placed it on the cake. I then also star tipped around that to give it a border. The label later just peeled right off and we ate the cake.

This cake was a great hit and was really cool because the party was at a bowling alley when the black lights came on the label on the cake glowed!

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Coolest 40th Martini Cake 84

by Ciaran S.
(Silver Lake, NH)

Homemade 40th Martini Cake

Homemade 40th Martini Cake

Homemade 40th Martini Cake
Homemade 40th Martini Cake

I made a Homemade 40th Martini Cake for 2 women turning 40 years old. The cake was strawberry and vanilla flavored with a fondant covering with fondant decorations. My 16 year old daughter, Cari and I made the cake. I baked cakes for 2 evenings and built the cake on a Friday night. It took about 8 hours to put together and decorate the cake. It was a very rainy and humid evening so the fondant was not that easy to work with. Chocolate fondant (Wilton brand) has a great consistancy on a normal day.

The cake was a strawberry recipe I got online that was butter based and had strawberry puree and strawberry jello mix. It turned out very moist and tasted great. The white cake was a mix made with Fresca soda instead of water. I marbled the 2 flavors together giving it a great look when cutting the cake. The brown and blue colors were a request by my customer, Carlos, the fiance of one of the women. I wanted to do the 2 top layer up on pillars but, the cake was too soft and my little sticks that I usually use to hold up cakes were not strong enough for this one. It was also soft cake and fondant because of the warm weather.

I am pleased with how my cake turned out overall. I am always so happy and proud when people ooooh and ahhhh over my cakes!

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Coolest Wild Turkey Bottle Cake 62

by Lynnette
(Cincinnati)

Homemade Wild Turkey Bottle Cake

Homemade Wild Turkey Bottle Cake

I made this Wild Turkey Bottle Cake for my boyfriend's 21st birthday.

First, I made two of his favorite box-cakes in rectangular pans. I let them cool and laid them side-by-side longways next to each other. I cut the second cake in the shape of the neck of the bottle so that the whole thing looked like a big bottle.

Icing it was the tricky part. I bought plenty of chocolate icing, white icing, a tube of black icing, icing coloring (food coloring works too), and pastry bags with nozzles. I printed the picture of the bottle off of the internet so I could copy the design. I used brown icing for the alcohol part mixed with some red icing coloring to give it the reddish-brown color. I continued to mix other icing and coloring to get the colors I wanted for the rest of the bottle. I used pastry bags for the writing and the turkey.

You can do this same thing for any alcohol or beer, I just chose this because it was his favorite.

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