40th Birthday Cake Ideas?

by Carolyn

I need some unique ideas for a special 40th birthday, over the hill type of cake? any ideas?

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Mar 21, 2009
Over The Hill Cake
by: Michelle (admin)

Hi Carolyn,

For your 40th birthday "over-the-hill" cake why don't you do the cake itself as the hill, with a very windy road leading up to the top and a very steep, straight road going down the other side. Put sign posts on the way up that say 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 at the top with just one sign post at the bottom of the straight road that says 100. You could use the chocolate technique use to make the police shield in the donut cake to make the sign posts. And you could make the hill itself using the chocolate grass and cookie crumbs technique from the baseball cake. Just pave the road with cookie crumbs.

If you're feeling adventurous and you want to make it really special, take a full-length picture of your friend and photocopy it to get a line-type drawing about 3" high then use that as a template to make a chocolate figure to place teetering on the brink of the hill. To make this, use either the one color chocolate technique or the multi color chocolate technique.

Good luck with your project. I hope some of these ideas were helpful.



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