Thomas the Tank Engine Cake

by Marie
(St. Paul, MN)

For my Thomas the Tank Engine Cake I went all out.

This was a combination of marble cake, funfetti cake, triple chocolate cake and pound cake. It was HUGE!

Made a single layer base (the grass) and covered it in buttercream frosting. the cave is made out of the chocolate cake (4 layers) and carved out to resemble a cave. It was covered in chocolate fudge frosting. I also paved the train track with fudge and made the tracks out of black fondant.

The 2 small trains were both double layer of funfetti topped with buttercream and candy and Thomas was made of blue/chocolate marble pound cake and decorated with star tip #225 to match Thomas' design.

I cut fondant accents for the face, wheels, letters, cave and tracks. Marshmallows on wires were used to make the smoke and I used black sparkly sprinkles for the coal on the top of Thomas.

I also made a small round smash cake that I frosted with white, trimmed with blue, sprayed with red on the sides and accented with fondant lettering.

Happy 1st Birthday Logan!!! Love Auntie Ree

From the editor:

Wow Marie! What a gorgeous cake. I love the face details that you made with the fondant.

Thanks so much for sharing your work with us.

Regards,

Michelle (editor)

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Nov 05, 2010
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Very very nice!!
by: Lucie Bérubé

The colors are so bright! Great job! I am sure Logan loved this!

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