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Coolest Guitar Cake 102

by Evonne M.
(San Antonio, Texas)

Homemade Guitar Cake

Homemade Guitar Cake

This guitar cake was made using the Wilton guitar cake and fondant. My brother is in the Navy and resides in Hawaii. He requested a Ukulele with a Lei so that's what he got. I also signed the side of the guitar with a toothpick and black dye with his name on it.

I used brown dye to color the fondant, rolled it and covered the cake. I used the white fondant and made the strings and other cutouts. The cutouts and strings were painted with clear vanilla mixed with edible pearlized dust. I let the cutouts harden before placing on the cake.

I used black dye mixed with vanilla and brushed the edging onto the cake with a paint brush. I made the lei and while the fondant was still soft I placed it onto the cake and let it shape itself.

When I was done I used clear vanilla and a paint brush to brush the entire cake and make it shine. The cake itself was made of a box of yellow cake mix. Several people at the party did not think the cake was a cake, nor did they want to cut it.

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Guitar Cake
by: Deb

Real nice cake! Good job!

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Guitar Cake 45

by Melissa Schmalz
(Grand Rapids, MI)

Rock Band Guitar  Cake

Rock Band Guitar Cake

My husband loves the video game Rock Band for his PlayStation 3. His friends were coming to visit from out of state for his birthday, and we decided to throw him a surprise party. My gift to him, an awesome surprise guitar cake.

I took his actual guitar controller, traced it out on paper, and figured out what I would need to make it up. I started first by making his frosting 'stickers.' I put the image of what I wanted under parchment paper and traced it out with royal icing. I let them set in the fridge.

The cake itself is just 3 boxes of yellow cake mix, carved out using the paper stencil. I covered it with fondant, and added gum paste pieces for the knobs and whammy bar.

It took me 2 weeks to get everything ready without his knowledge. He was completely surprised and loved it.

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Your cake rocks!
by: Carrie Gallagher

I love your cake! Your husband is very lucky!

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Coolest Guitar Cake 172

by Kara
(Lynn, MA)

Homemade Guitar Cake

Homemade Guitar Cake

I made this homemade guitar cake for my sister's 18th birthday. She plays the guitar, and I snuck into her room to take pictures of it to model the cake after. The cake itself was yellow, and I used two 12x18 pans to create it. I then cut out the shape of the guitar base and neck myself.

The frosting was simple white. I used Rolos and and white chocolate chips for some of the knobs and buttons, and the rest of the white frosting in a pastry bag to create the strings.

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Guitar Cake 47

by Merle
(Los Angeles, CA.)

Guitar Cake

Guitar Cake

Since my 2 year old is mad about playing the guitar, I decided to make that theme for his birthday party.

I used the Wilton guitar cake pan and then various candy's for tuning knobs, licorice for guitar strings and blended my own frosting to copy his real guitar as closely as possible in coloring. He loved it!
(I used a chocolate cake recipe which was moist and delicious!)

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Coolest Guitar Cake 216

by Zandra P.
(Ixopo, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa)

Homemade Guitar Cake

Homemade Guitar Cake

Homemade Guitar Cake

This entire Guitar Cake is edible. I made the guitar from a template, made from modelling paste and allowed to dry. I airbrushed in a variety of colours to get the wood grain look,

The guitar strings are spaghetti, calla lillies were made with white modelling paste and airbrushed as were the leaves. The music sheet is white modelling paste written with an edible ink pen.

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Awesome Guitar Cake !!!!!!
by: Jean Longden

This is one of the best cakes I have ever seen !!!! The thought and detail that went into this cake are superb !!!

GUITAR CAKE
by: Ivana

Zandra... well done. This is really a stunning cake. I rate this one as one of the top best you've done. Look forward to seeing more of your creations.

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Guitar Cake 46

by Kimberly
(NJ)

Hannah Montana Guitar Cake

Hannah Montana Guitar Cake

I used a Wilton guitar pan for this guitar cake. I already owned and matched the icing colors to the party pattern (teal and hot pink).

The Hannah image is the cardboard plate cut out and iced around. I also added some edible glitter.

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