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Monday, September 5, 2011

WWE John Cena Championship Belt Cake

This past weekend not only did we celebrate Labor Day,  but for my family we also celebrated Tim's cousin turning 21 with a surprise birthday party. I was asked to make him a cake, but not just any cake, a WWE John Cena Championship wrestling belt cake. Now, I am always up for a creative challenge, but I think I better do some research before agreeing to certain designs in the future.

The image I had in my head, certainly was not as intricate as the actual belt itself, so I had to pull on my big girl creative pants to pull this one off....I still don't really know how I did it.





WWE Belt cake John Cena Championship

I made a chocolate cake and covered it in tinted black chocolate butter cream.


WWE champion belt cake
 For the middle belt part, I used a mix of fondant painted gold and silver, butter cream tinted yellow, red,  gray and pure white. I also used yellow sanding sugar, and gold/silver tinted piping gel to add in a bit of shimmer and definition to the whole of it all. I also used those little round decorating balls as accents as well. Think gaudy diamonds...lol!




WWE Championship belt John Cena cake




I sometime wish I had more time to dedicate to a cake like this, because now that it's done, I would do it so differently the next time. The one thing a cake like this teaches you, is how to do it better and more efficiently the next time. It definitely was a hit and the birthday boy loved it..."Happy Happy Billy!"

Enjoy!!





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