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post #1 of 14
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how would you go about building an onion dome like on st basils cathedral?

not that i'd be making a cake like that any time soon. i've just always wondered.

 

http://images.nationalgeographic.com/wpf/media-live/photos/000/060/cache/russia-st-basils_6026_600x450.jpg

 

also, is it possible to do something that large in blown sugar?

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post #2 of 14

I did a replica of that building. For the onion domes I used a ball shaped polystyrene and just molded the fondant around it to give me the onion shape.

 

Here is my cake

post #3 of 14
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Its beautiful I love it! I eventually want this to be my wedding cake that's why I'm asking
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post #4 of 14
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Any ptger suggestions?
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post #5 of 14

You could use a Hershey's kiss mold. It's not exactly the same shape but close.

 

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/hershey-kiss-mold

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post #6 of 14
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I like it, I've never seen those before
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post #7 of 14
I've done it with polystyrene and rice krispie treats.
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any body else have any pictures?

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post #10 of 14
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I love the teapot!!!
I've searched and searched and didn't get most of the pictures you sent. Thankyou!
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post #11 of 14
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I love the teapot!!!
I've searched and searched and didn't get most of the pictures you sent. Thankyou!

 

I wasn't having much luck either until I searched on cake St. Basil's cathedral in Google Images.  icon_smile.gif

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post #12 of 14
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lol. i always search st basil cake on google image. i must be a bad googler :P.

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post #13 of 14
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the results i get are for the recipe for jewel cake.

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the results i get are for the recipe for jewel cake.


I think it makes a difference if you put the word "cake" first, so that's the first thing Google tries to match, then St. Basil's after that.

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