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First time doing a 3D cake...it was tons of fun!  Thanks to SquirrellyCakes for all of her advice...I couldn't have done this cake otherwise.  Three 6x3 round Chocolate Mud cakes (thanks boonenati & auzzi) with WBH Cookies & Cream filling.  BC icing and MMF accent decorations.  My DS loved it!
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By JennT
Jan 29, 2006
I really wanted to use my new ice cream cake pans so I had to have a dome shaped cake, so I went with R2-D2 and the Death Star.  The cakes were yummy, if a little dorky looking, but my son loved them and they were really quick.
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By cordy
Mar 11, 2006
I made this for a charity cake auction.
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By karateka
May 21, 2006
From 1999, a birthday cake for my grandson.  Again, the lemon cake, lemon curd filling, and lemon BC icing.
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By cakes47
Jun 24, 2006
Cake  for a customer.Made with 4 6 inch rounds and wilton half ball.Sides arms are styrofoam traced and cutout.
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By Kiddiekakes
Jun 24, 2006
A wilton shaped pan decorated per instructions using Whimsical Bakehouse buttercream.
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By karateka
Jul 16, 2006
An R2D2 cake that I made for my husband's birthday. It was easy to make but I wanted to go ahead and post it on here. Thanks for looking!
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By tugboat
Aug 7, 2006
I have made several cakes for my husbands Birthday this year as I made this one for the day and 3 others for his surprise 40th Birthday Party I had arranged, the other cakes are R2D2,C3P0 & Darth Vader (Bit of a star wars theme going on)
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By amandajayne28
Oct 10, 2006
I have made several cakes for my husbands 40th Birthday this year (Bit of a star wars theme going on)
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By amandajayne28
Oct 10, 2006
I have made several cakes for my husbands Birthday this year (Bit of a star wars theme going on)
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By amandajayne28
Oct 10, 2006
This cake took a lot longer than I thought it would, but it was a lot of fun to make :-) Thanks for looking!
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By beth99828
Nov 5, 2006
For my great-nephew's birthday.  4-6" layers, all torted, and half-ball pan for the top, iced in BC with fondant details.  Rice Krispies treats frosted in BC for the "arms".  If I ever do another one, I will cover the "arms" in fondant - the BC did not adhere well at all, and I could not get a smooth look.  But the birthday boy LOVED it, and that made me happy!
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By mommymarilyn
Nov 6, 2006
2 Strawberry box mix cakes made in two 6 inch rounds, a glass bowl with 6 inch diameter, and a 9 inch square pan. Wooden dowels (my son wanted to use the whole bag of dowels while I turned my back to tend to a younger brother... finally stopped him on the third!) through the center to stabilize. Arms were cut out of the square cake and "pinned" in with bamboo skewers. Marshmallow fondant over all. I used a Skittle for his red "eye."
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By missvixie
Nov 15, 2006
this is butter cream icing, blue fondant detail work, white chocolate melts with silver highlighter dust.  all edible.
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By cakesbykitty
Nov 18, 2006
This was my first cake for a non-family member.  The bottom cake is a plain vanilla sheet cake sprayed with blue and dusted with glitter.  For R2D2, I used a tombstone-shaped "Over the Hill" cake pan.  Then I outlined the details for R2D2 with black gel.  All buttercream frosting...I smoothed the frosting on R2's head, and painted it with silver and moonstone luster dust.  I used a picture of R2D2 as a reference, since the details on most of the cake instructions aren't as accurate.  And kids will notice :)
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By CoolCakeChick
Jan 13, 2007
This was for a friend of mine's DH who is a HUGE Star Wars fan, like me :-)  He put in his order for a Wookie next year.  Bailey's Irish Creme Chocolate cake, tinted vanilla BC frosting.  THF!
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By cakeatty
Jan 26, 2007
12" tall cake - chocolate, vanilla, lemon, marble.  BC icing and MMF accents.  Styrofoam arms covered with MMF; arms aren't attached yet -- just propped on the side of the cake for photo.  Thanks to beth99828 and mommyof5kidz for construction help.
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By hktaitai
Mar 10, 2007
Chocolate cake in BC.  Legs are molded rice treats covered with BC.
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By calla74
Mar 16, 2007
I made this cake last night.  I was up til 2:00 am.  I had to transport it to work this morning (1 hour drive).Once I got here, the cake had fell over.  I had to slightly slam on my brakes during traffice to avoid hitting the car infront of me, and that is when I lost him.  I was devastated!!  I made him with 4 8 inch cakes and used a bowl for his head.  His arms are made of  rice crispy treats.  I made sure and supported him well, but it still didn't make it.  : (
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By gingoreilly
Mar 22, 2007
This is my second R2D2 cake.  The first one I did two days prior.  The first one, collapsed on my way to deliver it.   I slightly slammed on my brakes during traffic and it fell over.  I was so upset!  I was lucky that the party wasn't for two days, so I made another one and just put it together at their house.
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By gingoreilly
Mar 28, 2007
Got this from the scene in Star Wars Episode 3, I think. Used raisins for the rock look. I didn't thouroughly mix the food colring in the blue icing to give it a cloudy sweep look as well as the brown icing to give it different tones.  My little 3 year old Jedi loved it. All buttercream
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By samelwamel
Apr 9, 2007
Used old wilton R2D2 pan.  Chocolate cake with buttercream icing.
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By agersfx7
Apr 11, 2007
This is R2D2 from Star Wars.  I made this for my son's 9th birthday.  I also made it in 2005 for his 7th bday.  He had a sleepover with his best friends from school & they all loved this cake!  I was brave enough this time to do the zig zags.  I should have done a crumb coat because you can see some chocolate cake showing through, but I was very busy & this was done rather quickly.  I do think my colors were better on my 2005 version.  It is The Cake Mix Doctor's Darn Good Chocolate Cake & everyone loved it
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By midwestmom
Apr 26, 2007
This is my R2D2 cake fro my brother's birthday. The legs are RKT and it is all covered in BC. Bottom is white with blueberry filling and top is choc. with oreo filling.
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By Mcgrace
Apr 27, 2007
This is my attempt at R2D2 for my son's 3rd birthday.  It is three 6" layers with the ball pan half as the head iced in BC.  The arms are rice krispy treats wrapped in fondant.  The blue "lines" on the body are WAY to big but they were already glued on so I had to modify the bottom design.  All color details on the body are fondant.  I got many ideas from R2D2 photos in the galleries, thank you!
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By MomoTyty
May 15, 2007
I'm not a big starwars fan, so i wasn't too sure about decorating details, so i just tried to keep it simple. the birthday boy was happy with it, that's all that matters :)
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By hubermomof4
May 31, 2007
The lady wanted this done as is in the Wilton Yearbook and it really did look just like the picture she provided. Not a big fan of the start tip technique, but it is easy enough at least!
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By berryblondeboys
Jun 21, 2007
I made this for my hubby for Father's Day.  A lot of mistakes but I figured it would give someone an idea for their Star Wars fan.  He really got a kick out of it.  I had the Star Wars theme (from Amazon.com listening samples) blasting when he came in to see it.
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By Jazz2U
Jun 21, 2007
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By snoopy3
Jun 23, 2007
R2D2 cake made with my neighbor for her twins'  birthdayparty.  They are huge Star Wars fans.
Cake is 10 inch rounds, with dome top and sheet cakes carved for arms.  All covered in buttercream.
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By pattycakes1326
Jul 12, 2007
First 3D cake. Head made with 1/2 ball cake pan, than 2 8" rounds. Covered in buttercream and blue fondant accents.
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By dwbeall
Aug 29, 2007
This cake is huge. Choc w/ oreo fillinf, white w/ straw., and a combo w/ BC filling. Iced in all BC. Legs are rice crispy treats.
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By Mcgrace
Sep 9, 2007
Another one of those cakes orders where I can say that the design has been retired!  Had difficulty transporting these and faulty support system... learning experience but I wish they had turned out better.
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By Lambshack
Sep 30, 2007
White cake w/ buttercream icing.  Made this for 8 year old's birthday who just loves Star Wars.
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By rcopeland
Oct 6, 2007
3d R2D2 birthday cake with MMF.
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By kbgieger
Nov 3, 2007
Here's my version of R2D2.  He's made of red velvet cake with cream cheese icing and mmf details.  The arms are rice crispies.   He was a bit of a challenge for me.
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By miti
Nov 20, 2007
stacked chocolate cakes (two six inch rounds on top of one seven inch round) sculpted and covered in fondant.  painted gum paste decals. Leia is hand sculpted (entirely by my husband) from gumpaste and painted with silver pearl dust for the "holographic" look.
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By jennbuchanan
Nov 26, 2007
This is my first "3D" cake of 6" rounds of WASC with rice crispie treats for the "legs".  All covered in butter cream with fondant accents.  The boy this was made for told him mom to tell me "WOW!"  I took that as a compliment! :)
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By smoore
Dec 2, 2007
The base is half chocolate, half vanilla. R2D2 is vanilla. The robot is entirely edible, no styrofoam used. The silver and bronze effects were made by brushing with Luster Dust mixed with vodka. TFL.
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By jouj
Jan 19, 2008
This is for my son's 7th birthday.  R2 still needs 2 cherry halves on his head, but I won't put them on until the day of the party.
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By midwestmom
Apr 13, 2005

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