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I am reposting this... Need help, suggestions, tips to make a 3D Barney cake.
Any ideas to get the realistic Barney face is very much appreciated!
Thanks!
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icon_confused.gif Barney who? icon_confused.gif

icon_confused.gif Barney Rubble, from The Flintstones?

icon_confused.gif Barney Fife, from The Andy Griffith Show?

icon_confused.gif Barney Miller, from Barney Miller?

icon_confused.gif Barney Collier, from Mission Impossible?

icon_confused.gif Barney Oldfield, the bicycle racer turned pioneer auto race driver?

icon_confused.gif For all I know, you could be talking about some purple dinosaur. icon_confused.gif

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In fondant or buttercream? If it's buttercream I print out a picture (the actual size you need) and lay it over the crumb coated cake. I use a toothpick to trace the face onto the icing on the cake. Then I pipe over the tracing in the colors I need. If it's fondant I'm sure you could still print a picture and trace the eyes, nose, mouth, etc over the fondant and then attach to the cake. I'm sure there's a better way, but if all else fails...
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@cakemama... Thank you very much for your suggestion, it's a good idea worth trying!

@james... As a mother of young kids Barney - of course - is the purple dinosaur, never thought there could be another one icon_lol.gif

If anyone else has suggestions/tips that will help me execute this cake please post, thank you!!!
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