Thomas the engine cake



This is my second try at this cake. The first one didn't even make it to the blog:) It was a big disappointment to me so I did not post it.
But I am pretty happy with the way my second one turned out, so here you have it.
There are many wonderful tutorials out there. All that I have seen are good. Just Google Thomas the engine cake tutorial and you will have several pages and videos as well.
My advice to you would be, to read them carefully and stick to them.
My mistake with the first one was its face. It absolutely needs to be done 3 days in advance and thus allowed to dry out completely before putting it on the cake; otherwise it will stretch and fall down and mess up your cake.


14 comments:

  1. Congratulations! It's beautiful. Almost like real Thomas.

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  2. Superb, felicitari sincere! De mult astept o astfel de provocare, sa-l fac pe Thomas! :P
    Un tort deosebit si o noua realizare pentru tine! Compliment!

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  3. multumesc florena
    o provocare intr-adevar. dar dupa cum se vede, realizabil. asa ca succes. nu uita!!!! fata cu cateva zile inainte!!!

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  4. thanks CRISTINA
    a lot of work went into it and doing it for the second time helped a lot!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. Te ha quedado la tarta perfecta, me ha encantado, y si se la enseño a mis niños ya me la están pidiendo...
    Un beso guapa

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  6. gracias mar
    mi hija tambiem me pide de todo:)

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  7. Felicitări! Ti-a ieşit extraordinar!
    Faţa ai realizat-o din pastă de lapte praf sau marţipan?

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  8. tot din fondant, doar ca am facut-o cu 3 zile inainte, dupa cum am scris si pe blog si am lasat-o sa se intareasca. astfel cand am pus-o pe tort nu am mai avut probleme de loc.

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  9. super ti-a iesit! sa stii ca dupa ce vorbisem cu tine si mi-ai zis ca ai avut de furca cu thomas..m-am razgandit sa-i mai facu lui fiu' de ziua lui si am ales jungla:)) foarte fain ii! super:))))

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  10. Thomas looks great! Yes, I usually start most of my sugar decorations 5 days in advance. I use different gum paste recipes at different time of the year as it is sensitive to the weather.

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  11. congrats on giving Thomas another try, he turned out great.

    I really want to do a Thomas cake, I have done for ages but no-one ever orders one, maybe I will have to do one for my little boys :)

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  12. thank you all for your lovely words and encouraging comments. this must be my most commented on cake, so I might be on the right track.
    once again, thank you for your support

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