How to make a guitar birthday cake

How do you make a guitar cake step by step?


  1. Cut a guitar shape out of poster paper in the size you want your cake. …
  2. Bake a sheet cake large enough to fit the body of the guitar. …
  3. Set the cake on a cake board, then place the template on top. …
  4. Cut around the template, then remove the scraps. …
  5. Cut the rest of the cake to create the neck and head.

What can I use for guitar strings on a cake?

Guitar cake strings

We tried everything from dental floss to spaghetti. I didn’t want to paint them on, because the effect wouldn’t be very believable. So, in the end, we decided to just use a cotton sewing thread.

How do you decorate a guitar cake?

Decorate in Order

Use thinned dark brown icing and spatula to ice sides of guitar and fingerboard smooth. Use thinned white icing and spatula to ice sides around fingerboard and headstock smooth. Use black icing and spatula to ice headstock and sound hole smooth. Use tip 3 and black icing to encircle sound holes.

How do you calculate cake ingredients?


  1. Basic formula, using weight, not volume:
  2. Sugar = flour.
  3. Eggs = fat.
  4. Eggs + Liquid =Sugar.
  5. 1 teaspoon of baking powder for every 1 cup of flour.
  6. 1/4 teaspoon baking soda for each 1 cup of flour (baking soda is used if the recipe has a considerable amount of acidic ingredients).

How do you make fondant from scratch?


  1. Combine gelatin and cold water; let stand until thick. Place gelatin mixture in top of double boiler and heat until dissolved.
  2. Add glucose and glycerin, mix well. …
  3. Place 4 cups confectioners’ sugar in a large bowl. …
  4. Use fondant immediately or store in airtight container in fridge.

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