Friday, 8 February 2008

Harry Potter, Wizard Cake...

The cake.......

In my last post I showed you the Wizard hat model themed on the Harry Potter 'Sorting Hat' the rest of the cake also had the 'Wizard' theme. I finished most of the decorations on Wednesday night and added all the pieces on thursday morning. Last night Thursday the 7th Feb I took the finished cake to drama rehearsal to give to Bernard for his Birthday........
As I arrived he was on stage with green lighting playing his part, with sound effects to match..... I entered with a huge box, he came off stage to take a look and was surprised at what he found! I had not given him any idea of what I was doing so I was pleased he loved it! I gave him a print out of the images I had used as inspiration like the wand, hat and some parchment from the movie.....
I took lots and lots of photos,ha,ha......lucky I did as I had to cut it 2 hour into rehearsal! Although I did look up how to cut the 8 inch cake to get the most pieces, thank goodness....... As you can see I tried to create harrys wand, all the models are edible although bernard chose to keep them,

Back of the cake, and Wizard Spells......
The writing you can see going around the cake are spells the wizard uses in the panto, a lot of them sound similar to those in Harry Potter..... I also made the letter Harry receives to go to Hogwarts..........only with a twist.
In the panto the wizard is called 'He Whose name No One Can Remember' sound familiar? yes another tribute to harry potter and voldemort, the wizards real name is ........... Susan! As you can see I used the real address of the hall which is actually on All Hallows rd, Bispham!


Wand,Potions, Parchment and Spells

I always like to add something to the cake board to finish it off, I thought of an ink well, scrolls, Pens, books, and finally chose potions and magic dust, I love going into the cake shop and buying fantastic named food colours, the gold is fine edible gold glitter dust! I got to have fun with many dusts on this cake, the wand had a few...... Isnt that spell just too funny....... Impetigo! ha,ha poor soul who got that horrid disease......

So now the panto is not long away the 20th Feb, I will post more about it when I get the posters etc, thank you for taking the time to read my posts and I thank you all for your lovely comments on the Wizard hat, I hope you enjoyed reading a bit more about the cake and our little drama group.....

Have a wonderful weekend,

Priscilla x

17 comments:

Linda said...

Hi Priscilla, your cake is totally awesome! I can only imagine how surprised and pleased Bernard was with his magical cake. I love the little potion bottle, and made with real gold glitter dust, that is edible no less...what fun.

Have a happy weekend my talented friend. Hugs, Linda

Jillian said...

That is AMAZING! What a piece of art. Ashame to cut into it.

WOW.

Lisa E said...

Hi Priscilla, I'm so happy you took the time to leave a comment on my blog so I could find *your* great blog!

WONDERFUL cake! Shows lots of talent, patience and love!!!

I'll be checking back here for more of your creations.

~ Junkyard Jennifer said...

Your cake creations are amazing! Breathtaking. I can't get over how real all of the details are! Absolutely stunning!

I tagged you! See my blog for directions. :)

the feathered nest said...

Priscilla your cake is way to pretty to be eaten!! It's like a piece of art! Really amazing.

Manuela

Teresa said...

I love Harry Potter. This cake is amazing. You are so talented. I agree that it is a work of art!!

Debbie from NJ USA said...

Priscilla,

Your cake is fabulous! What a shame you had to cut it up. glad you took a lot of pictures of it!
You are so talented!

The Nostalgia Fairy said...

Hi Priscilla,
Your cake is stunning and the details are fab. I'm sure I would have found it difficult to cut up such a work of art but it's nice to have the photo's to look back on.
Hugs,
Sandi x

Vintage Amethyst said...

Oh my goodness Priscilla, that cake is fantastic!!! You are so talented.
Love Alison x

kathyann said...

What a wonderful cake!You really are such a talented lady!It was a shame to cut into it!Thank you for sharing it with us!Love from Kathyann and the girls

Laume said...

Your cakes are amazing! And we're huge HP fans in this household, so that makes your wizard cake that much more wonderful. We have a television show on the Food Network and a recent episode was all about how the cakemakers made a huge reproduction of Hogwarts and the grounds (the forbidden forest and lake) for the latest movie premiere. I don't remember the name of the show but I'm sure you could Google "Food Network" and/or Hogwarts Cake and find images of it online.

Lace Threads said...

What a fabulous cake. I've made some for my children, which I'm proud of, but they never look this polished!
Caroline x

hogwartshoney said...

I googled 'Harry potter cake' and this one of yours came up in the image results.
I am blown away by this cake! Completely and utterly. I had goosebumps looking at all the photos and your attention to detail is something else!
I wouldn't have allowed ANYONE to touch the thing! ;o) Just beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Hi Prescilla

I love your harry potter cake and want to make something similar, you mention on your site a template for the hat that you made, but I can't seem to find it, could you tell me where this is please?
Also, one last thing, what sort of cake did you bake?
Thank you very much for your help, and inspiration!!
Ella

Priscilla said...

Hi, Thank you for your lovely comments on the cake. I didnt use a templete for the hat as such... I used images from the movie as a guide, I dont know if you have seen the other part of the cake post here
http://priscillascottage.blogspot.com/2008/02/wizard-birthday-cake-harry-potterpanto.html

I try to show a little 'how-too' on how I made the hat. Hope this helps. The cake was a sponge cake recipe. with jam and buttercream. Although i made the decorations in advance.
Have fun if you make the hat, let me know if you do! Id love to hear about it....

Priscilla x

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The Sweetest thing said...

Your cakes are amazing! I love the detail you put into your models and your painting. I know I'm posting on a really old thread here but I have to say this ones my favourite!

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