Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Cholecystectomy cake

Okay..this cake is pretty funny. This cake was requested by friendly coworkers of a man who was undergoing a cholecystectomy (he had his gallbladder removed) and they asked me to make a cake for the occasion. I never met him and had the idea of making him in the hospital operation style even though the surgery is usually done by laser now. So i asked for a picture of the guy so that I could sculpt him out of chocolate.
I think it pretty much looks like him...what do you think?
This is the first time i ever made a realistic sculpture of anything let alone a person and to do it in modeling chocolate was not too easy but I got it done since I only had a day or two to buy all my supplies, make my fondant, make the modeling chocolate and of course make the cakes and the frosting from scratch.

The actual cake was dark chocolate with peanut butter filling and chocolate icing, covered in home-made marshmallow fondant. Everyone who asks for a cake seems to request this chocolate cake - peanut butter icing combination...I knew it was pretty yummy but it must be really really good.

This poor guy...I don't think that he expected this after his surgery.
And in case you were wondering...his insides are anatomically correct...and edible of course!

1 comment:

  1. Ha this is wonderful made me laugh