We love love love Marvel movies! I love that it’s a full world and phase three has started and I can’t wait! I love that there is a thin interconnected story between all the movies, even though the movies are all stand alone as well. And, Hello! Benedict Cumberbatch? I’m a fan!
So as every cake I do I start with research – I decided I wanted to feature the the Cloak of Levitation, Eye of Agamotto and Sling Rings – so making his outfit was an obvious choice – with TONS of details. Details make a cake easier and harder – harder cause of the work, but easier cause if you get it right EVERYONE will recognize the cake right away!
This is my first time using the Rokem dusts – I am IN LOVE! they are amazing and I can’t wait to use them again! And while this cake had its ups and down – I made 4 of that golden cage… I am in love with how it turned out!
- Printable Collar template
- cake pans
- Long, Sharp, Strong serrated knife (I like the Cutco Santoku-Style 10″ Slicer)
- small frosting spatula
- Fondant smoothers
- Fondant/gumpaste extruder (or a clay extruder you ONLY use for cake decorating)
- Fondant/gumpaste tools or this set
- Scriber Needle
- revolving cake stand (when using a cake plate)
- Turntable (to use with a cake stand)
- Gold & Copper Dust
- 22 gauge covered wire
- 2 inch cutter
- basket impression mat
- gumpaste OR fondant with gumtex
I like bringing in the details but as an “inspired by” technique not an exact “body” I don’t like dismembered body cakes – just a torso an neck is weird… or arm stubs…. It was an easy way to bring together all the details I wanted to feature – and I got to really bring life to them – love how the cape turned out – and while the eye was a PAIN it turned out AMAZING!
even the worn down brushed metals on the belt are perfect! and the bright shine of the relics! SO have you seen the movie yet? I took my oldest to a special screening earlier this week and IT WAS AWESOME! seriously so much fun – I was worried it would go too into the special effects – as it’s easy to do – but I felt it was JUST the right amounts! AND I can’t wait to see what part the Doctor plays in the rest of the Marvel story line!Do NOT miss a single post. Subscribe to weekly recaps for Ashlee Marie by Email Some of the links in my posts may be “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive a very small percentage.