Friday, February 24, 2012

German/Beer Themed Cake

My friend Kelly asked me to make her husband's 35th birthday cake. Kelly is a graphic designer and this is the 2nd cake she has designed for me to make. I cannot take credit for any of the design elements, only carrying out her plan. And sweet Kelly always has way more confidence in my abilities than I do!

This is the "sketch" she gave me.

And this is what I came up with.

I had less than a week to hunt down all the materials. The beer bottles are Tabasco bottles.

The beer glass was such a challenge to find... after several trips to wal-mart, target, and several craft stores, I finally found one that was to scale and the right shape at Goodwill. I used a can covered in fondant for the barrel.


  1. Jill. You. Are. Amazing!
    I am beyond impressed! I bet he was giddy at the site of such a cool, personal cake! Go you!

  2. How did you get it so it looks like beer coming out of the keg?