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This is my son's second birthday cake.  He LOVES Thomas the Train!!!
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By alicia_froedge
Sep 18, 2006
Made from a simple internet pattern.  To make sure it would feed 40 people, I used 2 9x13" sheet cakes plus an 8" round cake on top. The rectangle were yellow cake, while the round cake was a chocolate mix.
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By psupatty
Sep 19, 2006
Hand carved and sculpted, I did not use a shaped pan. The man is hand molded from chocolate clay, as well as thomas' face. This was my first experience with chocolate clay.  Easy for chubby figures, not skinny super heroes (see my superhero cake).  the icing sagged a bit, but I was pleased and so was the birthday boy.  8 hours to complete including baking and making my own icings and clay.
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By melysa
Sep 27, 2006
Last min. order. Triple Chocolate Chunk 3-D train cake covered with BC. Oreo wheeles and Kit Kat railroad ties.  The kids are sure going to have black mouths after this one. lol.  But the mom wanted an all black steam engine, the kid wanted green so this is what they got.
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By phoohbear
Oct 6, 2006
This is a cake I did for my son's 2nd Birthday.  He went everywhere with his little Thomas train so it was a no brainer for the type of party he'd enjoy.  I used Oreo cookies for the wheels and pretzel stix for the train tracks.  One word of caution...  do not use a confetti cake mix.  I made a mistake and stood two layers of cake up on end for the cab portion of the cake.  In the morning it had fallen over.  I suspect the candy pieces weakened it.  Good thing I took this picture before hand!  Enjoy.
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By stlalohagal
Oct 6, 2006
I decided to color a train track on the cake board before I covered it in clear contact paper.  I cut a piece of paper the same size as the base of the cake to be sure that my tracks would be the right size.  I wanted it to look sort of like a coloring book, I think it worked!  :)  Fun cake to do!
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By momsandraven
Oct 9, 2006
Not much I can say about this one!  All made with fondant.  :-)
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By dkcrooby
Oct 13, 2006
This is my first carved 3D cake! I was so nervous. Cake is devils food. All icing is cream cheese except trees are made with royal icing!! It was a challenge but I am happy with the end results...of sourse looking at it now I see things I would do different next time!!
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By danette62602
Oct 13, 2006
I sculpted this out of 2 loaf pans.  Everything's buttercream except for the gummy bears!
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By divaofcakes
Oct 16, 2006
This was made for stepson for his third birthday who is crazy for Thomas!  The railroad "tracks" are made from Stringers and the "grass" is desiccated coconut mixed with green liquid food coloring.  The cake was choclate cake and the coconut seemed to go very well with the chocolate.  The "trees" are coconut covered marshmallows with candy stick "trunks", which I think you can find at any grocery store.  For any little ones that love Thomas, this is a quick and easy cake!
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By mom_2_four
Oct 22, 2006
I made this cake for my nephews 3rd birthday party. Thomas is rainbow bit and the trailer is chocolate. Iced in buttercream (face is fondant)!  HE LOVED IT and couldn't believe he had a "real" Thomas!! :)
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By Krisi1984
Oct 27, 2006
my first all fondant cake, which gave me confidence to try more complicated projects. My nephew loved it - unlike the mothers who came to collect children who had just eaten all the red part and were bouncing off the walls!
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By amberhoney
Oct 29, 2006
I promised my son that I would send Thomas cupcakes to school with him on his birthday. We already had his party which was dinosaur. I only had green icing left and did not want to make new icing, so I had to come up with something using the green. I came up with these. Railroad tracks on each cake with a unique train sticker on each along with leftover chocolate rocks I had used on the dinosaur cake. I raided my son's sticker book to make toppers. He loved it and helped me place each one.
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By ctorno
Nov 1, 2006
This is a cake that I made for a "Gotcha Day" celebration for my nephew.  My nephew is adopted and Gotcha Day is when we celebrate the day we got him.  He loves trains right now.
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By jaswift
Nov 25, 2006
NFSC with royal icing.
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By cakecre8tor
Dec 15, 2006
oh my not the best cake.
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By psurrette
Dec 17, 2006
This is a cake that my husband and I made.
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By skye0823
Dec 24, 2006
This was a Thomas cake made for a friends little boy, he loved the Fat Controller too (he was made from modelling paste so he could be kept).
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By pb
Jan 3, 2007
Made for a firehouse christmas party. They wanted the cake to be red velvet so it would be red on the inside.
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By Sugarshock
Jan 9, 2007
Sugar cookies with Royal icing
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By sampy
Jan 12, 2007
Wow this cake was something else to make.  What a project.  This is a double layer 10 inch round cake garage with some of Thomas's Friends.  Thomas is made from 2 loaf pans pieced together.  Thomas had a hard time staying together and that's why he looks like he's going down hill.  My boy loved it though and that's what counts.
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By sunflowerfreak
Jan 12, 2007
HI this was made for a baby shower for a mum whom's little girl was born at 4-6 months I think. And the theme is little engine that could.
Thanks for looking.
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By nicoles-a-tryin
Jan 31, 2007
I carved this out of two loaf pans... all butter cream.  Made to look like the Polar Express engine.
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By divaofcakes
Feb 6, 2007
This could have been better.  I should have made sure each section of the cake was level.  Also, the grey buttercream looked too messy.  But...I've never done pieces with royal icing so that was a good experience.  Ladders, grill and decorations are all royal or color flow.
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By MeredithLA
Feb 12, 2007
Front view of fire engine.  Color flow and royal icing decorations.
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By MeredithLA
Feb 12, 2007
MMF with MMF/RK accents.   Looked at so many pictures to come up with this--thanks to mconrey for the pan size/servings help:).  Couldn't find cakewizard's ebay patterns:(  I love the result--wished i had a few more hours on it:)....  personalized it with the due date for the engine # and put the baby's home town on the ladder--the new parents were in from out of town for the shower and surprised by the cake "details"--fun.
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By margery
Feb 17, 2007
This was for a joint birthday party for 2 brothers. 11x15 sheet cake is chocolate with bc frosting. Truck is french vanilla covered in Satin Ice with royal icing accents. Hydrant and hoses are fondant, tires are mini doughnuts, lights are Jolly Ranchers. Water and letters are piping gel.
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By Lueet
Feb 21, 2007
My Husband wanted me to do a cake to represent his car. Husbands uh??!! This was what he got. It's simple but made him happy!! Thanks for looking!!
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By shelleylynn
Feb 22, 2007
Madeira covered in sugarpaste for 2 brothers who are Fire engine MAD!!
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By murf
Feb 25, 2007
Not some of my best work.  I had ordered the Thomas Kit, but it still hadn't arrived by the day before the party.  I used the instructions from the kit and improvised with fondant and candy...of course the kit arrived a half hour before the party started.  I wasn't going to mess with it then!  The kids seemed to like him...I think he's hideous...
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By wyatt
Mar 10, 2007
I made this for my son's 2nd birthday. All buttercream icing using the Wilton train pan.
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By amy010293
Mar 12, 2007
I made this cake for my son's 2nd birthday. It's all buttercream, using the Wilton train pan.
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By amy010293
Mar 12, 2007
To do the head part cut out from main cake - then fill hole with pieces cut out of bottom - "legs". Thought I had a better pic but can only find this one.
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By yecats2170
Mar 14, 2007
My attempt after viewing the wonderful fire engine cakes on this website by cakewizard and others.
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By atkin600
Mar 16, 2007
Here's my version of Thomas the Train.  It was for my nephew's 1st birthday.   He is decorated with buttercream and has a mmf face (see additional picture) and oreo wheels.  The little caboose at the end, with crushed oreos for coal, was especially for the birthday boy.  It was funny watching him enjoy his 1st birthday cake!
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By miti
Mar 18, 2007
Here's the front view of Thomas.
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By miti
Mar 18, 2007
FBCT Firetruck made for my son's 5th birthday.
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By DelightsByE
Mar 22, 2007
made for a volunteer firefighter's birthday
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By tragicdeathpickles
Mar 24, 2007
Made for my son's 2nd birthday.  Found inspiration from all the great fire truck cakes on this website.  Frosted in buttercream with MMF accents.
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By CakesBySusie2006
Apr 1, 2007
This is the same cake I also uploaded to the "Truck" category, but this is a different view (other side). I made a kit of this cake to give to my 
Course 2 students (I teach the Wilton Method of cake decorating). The store I teach in sells my kits too. This takes a bit of effort with all the royal icing parts and color flow parts and to build the special raised base, but the results are worth the effort!
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By TheCakeWizard
May 18, 2005

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