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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Drum Roll Please!

If only I could accompany this entry with a drum roll!  This cake was created to honor the hard work and dedication that Steven, a recently turned 16 year old, has put into playing his snare drum.  He is a member of his high school drum line and, as I understand, drives his younger brother crazy practicing on his drum set.  When I was approached to make a cake for Steven I was handed a picture of an antique snare drum and told to incorporate red and black, his high school colors.  It was decided that the main body of the drum should be black with the red banding along the top and bottom.  I wanted the rope and fasteners on the side to appear to be made of wire or metal with brass fixtures holding everything in place.  I had a wonderful time creating this modern take on an old classic!  Oh, and the best part.....EVERYTHING inside this cake creation is CHOCOLATE!, Steven's favorite!!  Happy 16th Birthday Steven!


  1. Wow! The recreation of the antique snare drum is pretty amazing. Awesome job. I am sure Steven will be shocked when he sees his birthday cake!

  2. I really like this cake!! It's 1 unique piece that makes a HUGE statement. Its very masculine & mature, yet fun & celebratory! LOVE IT!!
    P.S.- Bought another ticket Thurs. for the raffle! I'm winning that cake!! It's meant to be! I can already feel it!! Brett's no. 4 cake, on the way!


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