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Coolest Father's Day BBQ Cake 7

by Tammi H.
(Surrey, BC, Canada)

Father's Day BBQ Cake

Father's Day BBQ Cake

This father's day BBQ cake was inspired by a similar one I saw on the Wilton website. This one is a 2-layer 10 inch white cake.

Ahead of time I made the burgers and hot dogs out of candy clay. The recipe can be found on the Wilton website. I used chocolate candy clay for the burgers, and white candy clay which I tinted red for the hot dogs and yellow for the cheese.

I used black edible marker for the grill marks on the hot dogs. I also made the rim of the BBQ out of candy clay which I tinted grey.

I iced the side of the cake in grey buttercream and the top in black buttercream. I placed the rim on the top of the cake and molded it to fit. The grill rack was made of lollipop sticks cut to the desired lengths and wrapped in tinfoil. I pressed these into the BBQ rim and then placed the food on top.

I added yellow & orange buttercream writing and a buttercream grass bottom border.

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Candy Clay
by: chendricks36@Gmail.com

Cake looks great! Just wondering where you got the candy clay?

BBQ Fathers Day Cake
by: Anonymous

This is so neat! You did a great job! Thaks for sharing this!

~Rachel~

Neat Cake!
by: Anonymous

This cake so neat! I'm not for sure where you get the candy clay but I've seen on another website that it is sold in Wal-mart. I think you could get mini marshmallows and cover them with chocolate and use them as coals.

where do you find it?
by: Anonymous

Where do you buy the grey food colouring?And the black gel for the hotdogs?

OMG
by: Anonymous

omg! I need to make that for MY dad!

My dad loved this!!!
by: Anonymous

Thanks for the awesome idea! My dad loved this. I used black food coloring to make it gray (just a few drops). You can bend the tip of a toothpick to make it kind of paintbrush like and use black food coloring to paint grill marks on the food. Turned out amazing!

grill
by: Anonymous

For the top of the grill cant you use the really long pretzel sticks that you get at Costco

Thanks
by: Anonymous

Made it today for fathers day and it came out so so cute !! thanks

Awesome
by: Jessy

Thanks for the inspiration this was so much fun to make and it looks awesome!

peppermint patties
by: Anonymous

Could probably use York peppermint patties for hamburgers too if can't find candy clay :)

wack
by: Anonymous

this is wack

Thanks
by: Anonymous

I made this today for Fathers Day and used fondant for the burgers, hot dogs and rim. Turned out great...thanks for the idea!!

grill cake for dad
by: Cathy K

Very cute idea :)

Wonderful and gluten free
by: Anonymous

I also made this cake today for fathers day!! It worked out perfectly and I was even able to make it gluten free!!

awesome idea
by: Anonymous

So cute, I'm planning on making this for my husband this father's day, and I plan to make cake balls and shape them as meat patties and hot dogs because white chocolate is so easy to color!!! Pray for me y'all Lol

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Coolest Fathers Day Grill Cake 11

by Tammy P.
(Moyock, NC)

Homemade Fathers Day Grill Cake

Homemade Fathers Day Grill Cake

This past fathers day I wanted to make a special cake for my stepfather. Since he likes to cook, this idea for a Fathers Day Grill Cake was perfect. It was not easy, but it came out pretty good.

I used two 8" round pans and stacked each one on top of the other. I covered the bottom with white icing and the top with black icing. I used grey icing to line the top part of the grill and also used the star tip to make the grass along the bottom.

The legs of the grill were the hardest and I eventually used black coloring pencils cut in half and pushed into the cake. You can also use pretzels covered in black icing as well to get that desired effect. I purchased a kids cooking set from Toys R us to get the spatula and food. Or you can just borrow some from a friends child.

This cake was a lot of fun to make and sure made my stepfather smile.

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grill cake
by: sandra

What a wonderful idea. my husband loves to cook as well and it really seems like a great idea, but I do have a question. Are the hotdogs and hamburgers made out of icing as well or are they kids toys? By the way thanks for sharing this wonderful cake. I'll bet my husband will love it as much as your stepdad did.

Good cake!
by: Anonymous

I made this cake for my dad and he loved it. However, you can make this thing called candy clay and make the hot dogs and hamburgers with candy clay. They look real and can be eaten. The recipe can be found by googling candy clay recipe.

Candy Clay
by: Anonymous

Thanks for suggesting the candy clay because I was just going to use fake ... brilliant cake searching... thanks, cre8asmile

ANSWER
by: Tammy

The hotdog and hamburger were made children's toys. LOL

FATHERS DAY GRILL CAKE
by: Anonymous

THE GRILL CAKE IS SUCH A NEAT IDEA. I HAVE ONLY MADE ONE FONDANT CAKE SO FAR, AND AM ALREADY HOOKED. I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO THINK OF WHAT TO MAKE HUBBY FOR FATHERS DAY AND THIS IS PERFECT. WITH THE HELP OF GRANDDAUGHTER I THINK WE CAN PULL IT OFF. PLAN TO MAKE KABOBS WITH FONDANT ON STICKS AS HAMB AND HOTDOGS LOOK A BIT HARDER. THANK YOU AGAIN KATHY

Burgers and Hot Dogs
by: Anonymous

I read on another forum that you can make the hot dogs and burgers out of candy clay. You can buy it at walmart and just tint it the color.

cool!
by: Anonymous

that's a really cute ideaa :)

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Father's Day Grill Cake

by Heather
(Tx )


I made a 13x9 double layer cake. I used red icing on the sides and top and black icing for the trim and the words.

Next I cut a 1/2 inch square hole in the top layer of cake and iced it with black icing.

I made charcoal using small marshmallows, black icing coloring, and some chocolate syrup. Put it all in a bag and shake it up. I evenly dispensed the marshmallows in the hole. I used licorice for the grill.

I made the hamburgers out of tootsie rolls, the hot dogs out of red starbursts, and the cheese out of orange starburts. Just put each of them in a microwave safe dish and microwave them for 10-15 seconds then put in fridge for a couple of minutes to harden a little and then shape them.

This cake took around 3-4 hours to bake, cover with icing, make the "grill" and decorate. Not bad...really simple!!!

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Coolest Father's Day Shirt And Tie Cake 6

by Stephanie Johnson
(Belton, MO)

Father's Day Shirt And Tie Cake

Father's Day Shirt And Tie Cake

I made this father's day shirt and tie cake using instructions from the Wilton site. The cake itself is a 9x13 cake, covered in buttercream frosting. I then used purchased fondant to cover the shirt.

I downloaded templates from the Wilton site to use for the necktie and collar. The tie was supposed to be striped, but I opted for the easy route and just did a solid color. I tinted the purchased white fondant light blue for the tie.

The collar was really easy to do, but it didn't stay up well on its own for too long. I would recommend using a thin piece of cardboard underneath for stability. The pocket posed no problems. The most difficult aspect of this was rolling out the fondant, piecing the accessories together was actually quite easy.

Overall a very simple cake to make and a crowd pleaser.

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Neat
by: Crystal Butler

Wow I really like what you did this would even be good for churches that celebrate fathers day after church that's nice

collar on shirt
by: Anonymous

How did you do that collar on the shirt? I seem to be having difficulty?

How did you do that?
by: Anonymous

How did you make that neck collar and the tie? i am having trouble trying it.

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