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This is a spice sheet cake with cream cheese frosting and filling, with a white Darth Vader cut out cake on top, covered with buttercream, and pour-on icing (I couldn't get the buttercream dark enough).
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By ribbitfroggie
Jun 25, 2005
Marble cake frosted in buttercream.  I striped the bag with yellow and orange to pick up the back round of the picture.  The picture is painted on wafer paper.  I used edible markers and piping gel.
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By HeidiPSU
May 2, 2005
This was fun to do with chocolate mmf that I had tinted black.
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By Rexy
Jul 17, 2005
Okay this was my first attempt at fondant... I was way intimidated so for me this isn't a great cake... But we sure did get a lot of looks on our way to the birthday party.
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By kristingeorge
Aug 15, 2005
These are sugar cookies in the shape of Darth Vader (bell), and stars for a STAR WARS Bday party!
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By ribbitfroggie
Jun 25, 2005
Everything is edible except for the styrofoam ball under the face plate and helmet!  Everything is fondant ecept helmet which is gumpaste because the fondant helmet kept cracking.
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By lastingmoments
Sep 24, 2005
1/2 yellow sheet cake buttercream frosting.  

Unfortunately you cannot really see the detail on Vader in this picture.  I learned a lot from this cake!  Like 'corners'.
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By Fishercakes
Sep 26, 2005
My first ccc, very easy.  FBCT of darth vader and yoda.  Not happy with yoda's face and he is suppose to be facing the other way.  Customer was very happy.  Thanks to the CC member(s) for the flame border idea.
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By sweetcreation
Nov 22, 2005
Made out of one 13x9 pan, I traced the face of a photo of Darth Vader, enlarged it on the photocopier until fit the width of the cake, and cut the mask to size.  After base frosting the mask with Wilton chocolate buttercream frosting, I took the traced paper and applied piping gel to outline the details of the face, then used the star and round tips to decorate.  

The 'marquee" board was made from the bottom of the 13x9 cake.
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By KimberlyKakes
Dec 3, 2005
Shape was cut from sheet cake. Iced in chocolate buttercream colored black. Raised details made with black colored buttercream "fondant". Painted highlights with white coloring. Face mask & hand were built up with cake. Light Saber was a 10 inch red glow stick ( my wife's idea :) ). Flames were piped from yellow/red colored buttercream.
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By Twisted_Sifter
Jan 7, 2006
Darth Vader is my first attempt at FBCT.
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By llbean
Aug 26, 2005
This was a very last minute order, so I didn't have time to do the helmet ahead of time and let it get hard.  So it kinda looks like Darth is wearing a hood...  I shouldn't have held back on the black food colouring, as it all got peeled off before it was cut anyways.  Underneath the fondant is "Burnt Scalp Red" buttercream.  Fun little detail and a big hit!  Darth is chocolate with chocolate amaretto frosting, and "Noooo!" is vanilla with cream cheese frosting.  Thanks for looking!
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By Uberhipster
Jan 11, 2006
Here's my Star Wars cake!  The mask is actually a plastic cake top as are the two "light sabers" in either corner.  Cream cheese frosting sprayed with green, red, yellow and black on the top.  The "flames" are yellow with orange piping gel.  Sides are sprayed with blue; bottom border is green with blue spayed on top.  The woman who ordered it just flipped over it!!!
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By egarman
Jan 27, 2006
This one was inspired by a number of cakes on here. Thanks to all!
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By flytrap77
Jan 28, 2006
This is what my son wanted this year. He helped design it and make it. You can't really tell but the front of the cake says..."The Force is Strong With This One" !
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By bigcatz
Jan 28, 2006
I just delivered this cake.  I borrowed an idea that I found on this website - the flame border.  Done with orange-colored buttercream with red and yellow bag striping to get the flame effect.  Turned out pretty good, I think.  Darth Vader is done in color flow and the background is Wilton Color Mist - the first time I've ever used it.  Overall, I'm happy with it and even better, my customer loved it!
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By dickson98
Feb 4, 2006
1/2 Sheet Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Filling.  Darth is a FBCT.
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By ChrisJ
Mar 13, 2007
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By kinzimom
Feb 28, 2006
Fondant covered cake with fondant Vader.  Buttercream flame border.  I can't decide if it needs more....
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By _ChristyB_
Mar 3, 2006
Made of fondant.  My darling hubby told me his face looked like a pug...oh well, better luck next time, huh!!!
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By _ChristyB_
Mar 3, 2006
This was my first character cake. I made this for my son's birthday party. In person you couldn't tell that my stars weren't close enough together, so it looked much better. I had originally made 2  colorflow darth's and they both broke, so I traced him on the cake and free handed his features by looking at the pic.
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By sassz
Mar 5, 2006
This is for a good friend's grandson who loves Star Wars.  I made 2 11x15 chocolate cakes with white buttercream.  The edible image was too small, so I added to action figures, a chocolate transfer and the flame border.  I think it turned out pretty good.
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By cindy6250
Mar 9, 2006
Marble cake with buttercream frosting.
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By Michele25
Mar 10, 2006
Darth Vader CCC inspired by several I have seen here
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By hamie
Mar 11, 2006
White cake with all buttercream icing and decorations.  Yes, those are stars, done at the request of my friend.  I used the Wilton spray color on this cake also.  I was going for the night sky, but it is more of a smoky effect.
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By cindy6250
Mar 25, 2006
This was a full sheet cake covered in whipped cream icing (Wilton brand, which holds its shape very well). I made the lava with red piping gel and made a flame border with #18 star tip, I did striped icing with orange, red & yellow in the same bag to achieve the flame colors. The figurines were from the toy isle at Target, that way the keepsake becomes a toy.
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By danitza
Mar 29, 2006
White Almond sour cream cake with buttercream icing. Darth Vader is a chocolate transfer.
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By cindy6250
Apr 1, 2006
Made for a star wars fan. Chocolate pound cake, chocolate swiss meringue buttercream and chocolate fondant, and lots of black food colouring.
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By islandije
Apr 4, 2006
Whipped Cream Buttercream (from this site) and Fondant Flames.
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By ape
Apr 17, 2006
Marble cake w/ buttercream
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By debbilicious
Apr 21, 2006
Well, I figured it out, I guess.  I needed to put Blues Clues and Star Wars on the same cake and here's what I came up with.  I couldn't find a Blue figurine, so I made him, and let me just say, I hate Wilton fondant.  I bought the stuff because it was already blue, but you can't get it to stick together or dry or anything.  So Blue's a little goofy looking, but the customers loved it.  The boys tore it apart in about 30 seconds, so I guess it didn't really matter all that much how it turned out anyway.
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By oohlalacakes
Apr 29, 2006
Darth figure is on the side to be placed on the cake at the party.
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By csilveira
May 1, 2006
8" round w/ BC icing, BC flames and fondant silhouettes.  Once again I like to thank Boween for her inspiration. :)  The flames were fun to make!!!!  Had to watch myself...I was getting carried away!
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By bjfranco
May 14, 2006
Made like the Spidey cakes (thanks lisa for the awesome directions).....wig form head with mask and garbage bag cape.  Cake was chocolate and white (for the light and dark sides) with fondant on the front painted with silver luster dust.  A big hit at the party!
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By ape
May 22, 2006
Chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream filling. Covered with MMF with edible glitter (can't see it in the photos), MMF stars with edible glitter, MMF hand-painted plaque and finished with Royal Icing writing and borders.
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By MikeRowesHunny
Jun 8, 2006
Darth Vader Cake!  Whipped chocolate ganache with fondant decorations.
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By angelak
Jul 13, 2006
Cake was airbrushed, then added buttercream flames (striped bag) and buttercream outlines.  Luster dust on his control panel, black sprinkles.  Not happy with this....Vader looks all crooked and I'm not sure the flames look good around him.  The decision to use the black sprinkles looks better on the real cake than the picture, but......oh, well.  It's for a 3ry old, hope he likes it.
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By karateka
Jul 15, 2006
This is a Darth Vader I made for a friend who works for Starbucks(as an exec)...hence the white, green and black color scheme.  I've made cakes using this cakepan before and have been using different color schemes cause Black and Grey get boring.

Does anyone have any recommendations for good food dye?  I used gel, some brand I dont remember, but after everyone had eaten they all had black and green tongues and fingers.  I dont want that happening again!  Thanks!
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By leightorres
Jul 17, 2006
This is a Pistachio Darth Vader Cake I made for a Cake-Off.  Just between a bunch of friends, I won for best decoration!  Used a wilton cake pan, icing was buttercream.
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By leightorres
Jul 25, 2006
Darth Vader Star Wars
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By lilsomethinsweet
Aug 14, 2006

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