Robot and Gears Cake

Idea gallery #1641
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Robot and Gears Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 8" and 10" square 2-layer cakes
  • 12" white square cake drum or board
  • gold rolled fondant
  • gray rolled fondant
  • red rolled fondant
  • blue rolled fondant
  • copper rolled fondant
  • cocoa lite candy coating
  • gold luster dust
  • silver luster dust
  • copper luster dust
  • paintbrushes
  • Manly Texture Sheet Set
  • gears chocolate candy mold
  • clay extruder
  • wooden skewers
  • 18 gauge florist wire
  • Mini Accent Cutter Set
  • flexible poly blade
  • pipng gel
  • pastry brush
  • number cutter
  • grain alcohol or lemon oil
  • wooden skewers
Roll gold fondant to desired thickness and lay on cake drum or board; use poly blade to trim. Using the poly blade, detail the board with lines and knots. Brush the fondant with gold luster dust.
Roll the gray fondant and roll the gears texture sheet over fondant. Cut pieces to cover sides and tops of cake. Stack cakes on board and brush with silver luster dust.
Mold gears in chocolate candy mold then paint with luster dust mixed with grain alcohol or lemon oil. Attach to cake using piping gel. Roll a thick piece of copper fondant and cut a number. Detail the number using the poly blade as you did the cake board. Once number is hard, attach to gear with piping gel.
Robots: Use wooden skewers as the main supports in the legs. Use different cutters and shapes to make the main robot parts. Arms and legs are done by using the clay extruder and wrapping extruded fondant around 18 gauge wire. Paint pieces with luster dust mixed with grain alcohol or lemon oil.
12" Square Gold Foil Cake Drum
12" Square Gold Foil Cake Drum
27-2152
Unit: 1
Flexible PolyBlade
Flexible PolyBlade
NM-11052K
Unit: 1
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
77-760
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Super Black Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8001)
Super Black AmericolorĀ® Soft G...
ACR-101
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Gears Chocolate Candy Mold
Gears Chocolate Candy Mold
90-12691
Unit: 1
Piping Gel
Piping Gel
76-2011
Unit: 1 lb. tub
Makin's Ultimate Clay Extruder
Makin's Ultimate Clay Extruder
MB-35055
Unit: 1 set / 21 pcs. total
Manly Texture Sheet Set
Manly Texture Sheet Set
43-4716
Unit: 1 set/ 6 sheets total
Metallic Gold Color Mist Spray
Metallic Gold Color Mist Spray
710-5520
Unit: 1.5 oz. can
Merckens Cocoa Lite Milk Chocolate Flavored Candy Coating
Merckens Cocoa Lite Milk Choco...
70-2100
Unit: 1 lb. bag
Nu Silver Designer Luster Dust
Nu Silver Designer Luster Dust
43-1740
Unit: 2 gram jar
Blue Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Blue Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
77-766
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Red Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Red Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
77-763
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Mini Accent Cutter Set
Mini Accent Cutter Set
43-4870
Unit: 1 set/ 18 cutters total