Nor is cake pie. Discuss.
Posted by turkey tek 10 years ago
This Dalek cake by Stacked Cakes in Australia is deliciously epic. It is 22" tall and weighs over 40 pounds. That's a lot of Dalek-y goodness right there. Check out the link for more pics of the cake and the build process. Daleks and Birthdays via CRAFT
Posted by fungus amungus 7 years ago
This AT-AT cake is pretty amazing even if very little of it looks to be edible cake stuff. With over 60 hours of work from a few different people and a hand-painted background this is about as epic as a cake can get. Flickr set via greatewhitesnark.
Posted by fungus amungus 9 years ago
I was thinking of Les Miserables today... which made me think of Marie Antoinette. You know, she said "Let them eat cake!" to the people in her kingdom... But they never got any! So the cake... was a LIE! The cake was a lie! It's ALWAYS been a lie!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHH!!!
Posted by watermelonhead 9 years ago
This rainbow cake is a labor of love and sweetness. Getting all the colors right and laying down all that frosting takes some serious time and effort. If you want to learn how to make one for yourself or someone special, follow the link below for the details.Say it with Cake... via Neatorama
Posted by fungus amungus 8 years ago
Saturday, my parents and friends threw me a surprise birthday party! And if that wasn't cool enough, my mom had made the cake look like Robot. Chocolate and vanilla cake, licorice, Rolos, cinnamon rolls, Snickers bars, and Sugar Babies. Yum!(Its black and white because she based it off of my memopad)
Posted by rogers236 9 years ago
What better way to start a marriage than an AT-AT cake that celebrates the Battle of Hoth? Teresa Ulrich made this one for her friend, Rebecca Dudeiros, and the results are great. It also comes with Ewok cupcakes. Wait a minute... Ewoks weren't at the Battle of Hoth! Awesome Star Wars Wedding Cake via Craft
Posted by fungus amungus 8 years ago
This Dr. Who cake by Domestic Scientist with a flying Dalek is pretty freakin' awesome. It's clearly a labor of love and to make it even more awesome it doesn't even use fondant, but modeling chocolate. Check out the link for more info. Dr Who Birthday Cake via CRAFT
Posted by fungus amungus 8 years ago
Hi everyone one i need help im making a cake for my little boys birthday. he would like a dragon cake but he wants the wings to move up and down. ive never made a moving cake and i cant find anywhere that tells me how to achive the wings going up and down. i know how to make them go round but not up and down. so i was wondering if any u kind people can tell me exactly what i need to achive this. thank you so much for taking the time to read my post.
Posted by epaton1 3 years ago
Help!! i need to make a 3D lego cake for my son's B-day. I have the Lego mold for cake. I made Rice Krispie treats and put it in the mold and then to the freezer. When i pulled it out, the treats seemed solid. I started to add the fondant and start to sculpt, then in no time the Lego person collapsed on itself!... If i try the same thing with cake, won't it collapse on itself as well? if i make the cake version, would i need to stick a dowel thru it? Need to make this cake by the 24th...pls help!!! Trying to make a lego boba fett and cad bane.. thank you for trying to help this mom make her son's bday memorable!!
Posted by sollidia 6 years ago
My baking skills are not good enough for me to do this on my own, but I'd love to see an Instructable on making a traditional 7 Layer Cake. I was surprised to find it in the supermarket freezer the other day and wished I knew how to make it (at least in theory). It is usually only found somewhere where there is a large Jewish or Eastern European influence and there seems to be fewer and fewer bakeries making it so I'd love to have a recipe for posterity should I ever be inclined to give it a try. It was the first time I've seen it in California (and it was shipped from a bakery in Brooklyn no less!).
Posted by randofo 10 years ago
On Sunday the 12th after hours of collaboration, I submitted my entry, Coffee Orange Coffee Cake, to the Coffee Challenge; and the notes said that it would take a business day for it to be reviewed prior to actually being posted. Yesterday I patiently waited; and first thing this morning I checked for its appearance in the Challenge; however, it was not there, and I don't want to miss out on the action. Could you please check the status of my entry. Other people helped me to put it together, and I really wouldn't want to disappoint them especially in view of all the hard work that was undertaken on my behalf. Please let me know. Best regards, Chef Sea
Posted by chefsea 6 years ago
I LOVELOVELOVELOVE PIE!!!! Who here likes pie? Come on, you pie lovers!! Tell us all about your pie fantasies! Is your wife a Pie? Do you date a pie? Are you in love with a pie? Do you live in PIELAND? Tell us all your pie gibberish! P.S: NO ONE WILL BEAT MUH LOVE FOR PIE!!!! NO ONE!!!!!
Posted by Camisado 10 years ago
A pastel is a very sought after caribbean dish. Many people crave it because of its rarity, for you see, you need caribbean ingradients and caribbean know-how Those who can make these, can really impress their friends. I'm gonna make a pastel (pastelle??) instructable soon. I just wanted to ask, has anyone very eaten one? did you like it? Do you know stuff about it?
Posted by Keith-Kid 10 years ago
Sidestone Press is looking for nerdy archaeology cake recipes, if they get enough they're planning on turning them into a book. They contacted me after seeing my dinosaur excavation cake and need more nerdy cake recipes to make a book. This could be a fun crossover, but they can't make the book if they don't get enough content. Make an Instructable out of it and it's like a double-win! Here's the Facebook page, submit your recipe today and have it in a book!
Posted by mikeasaurus 4 years ago
Hello, Some friends asked my wife to do a birthday cake for a girl of eight years. With her Âage she is crazy about princesses. Well, what came to mind was that despite having done many projects with Arduino i had never applied electronics in a cake. So we decided to join forces and add some light (RGB LED) and movement (DC motor controlled with an L298) to the cake. Here is the link to the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmL1nR2-uEQ&feature;=youtu.be
Posted by pmartins4 5 years ago
Hi everyone! I bought this cake stand off ebay to use for our wedding cake. It's made of some kind of thin metal. The problem is that the upper plate seems wobbly where it attaches to the pedestal underneath. At this point I'd worry about whether it would be sturdy enough to support a 3 tier cake. I'm wondering if there's a way to re-enforce the seam between the pedestal and the plate to give it more stability? You can see the seam right below the "bowl" part of the upper plate. Would something like epoxy putty work? I'd like to avoid taking the whole thing apart if possible. (Don't mind the weird orange green colouring - I plan to spray paint the whole stand). Any advice or input would be great!
Posted by margogy 1 year ago
I've been making chocolate lava cakes and they start to get boring after a while. I'm going to try to bake soft cookies now to see if I can find a cookie recipe with a soft cookie texture so does anybody know any things where instead of just pure chocolate I can make a cookie crusting for the chocolate lava cakes? Just a small amount to press against the sides and bottom. Usually serve it with vanilla ice-cream.
Posted by rexdino5 7 years ago
Since samesex marriages became legal here in Sweden two days ago it is becomming clear that no one is making those little figures that go on top of the cake in more than one theme (guess wich one). There is the usual pair but they're often plastic molded as one piece and needs a LOT of work to mod. We need an instructable showing how to make, mod, mold, sculpt, massproduce or even bake toppers for Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, Transexuals and Transvestites (I've probably forgotten someone).
Posted by omnibot 9 years ago
Snail Car Batman Batarang Erupting Volcano Cake Build a Desk Mac and Cheese Balls Temporary Pizza Oven Steampunk Goggles Book Lamp Frappuccino on a Stick Parachute Dome Tent Tennis Ball Back Massager High Voltage Power Supply DIY Microwave Popcorn Chaos Machine Magnetic Knife Block
Posted by randofo 7 years ago
Yoda Cake Amphibious Couchbike Bacon Soap DIY Pixar Baby Lamp Zipper Earbuds Liquid-Cooled Car Seat Build a Marimba Homemade Rowing Shell Camera Ring Light Panning Security Cam Basic Linear Perspective Hand Crank Flashlight $2 Running Shoes Bright Bike Headlight Paper Towel Roll Flower
Posted by randofo 7 years ago
Star Trek Door Sleek Word Clock Speed Racer Cake Bike Party Trailer Cut a Royal Seal Issue 50 Has Arrived! Glass Tiles from Bottles Bubble Wrap To-Do List RM 100 Mega Rocher CD Scratch Art Fix a PS3 in an Oven 6-Sided Snowflake Dremel Table Mount
Posted by randofo 7 years ago
3D Dinosaur Cake Solar USB Charger Office Beach Prank Pan for Gold 5-Minute Ice Cream Stolen Passport Guide 8-Bit Sculptures Sand Fire Pit Flexible Fabric Circuit Stylish Lamps Remove a Cork with String Tasty Sandwiches Starfield Ceiling Digital Picture Frames Easy Copy Stand
Posted by randofo 7 years ago
Posted by scoochmaroo 6 years ago
Recently, I baked a cake that I had long awaited making. Just the right time. Just the right pan. Just the right season for pecans. It was a sure hit. Everything was beautiful, everything fell into place. The pictures were fabulous. The cake was gorgeous. This was going to be made in many homes. My tutorial was divine and thorough. So came the time to cut the cake. My parents, my son, daughter-in-law and husband were present. I was so proud! Everyone took a slice and began chewing. And chewing. They each had that 'Uh, yeah, it's, uhh, yeah." look on their faces. My son said "Oh, it's not that bad, after you chew it for a while." This was an epic disaster. This cake was so dry, I could have gagged. There were suggestions of soaking it in coffee. Covering it with whipped topping. I could have died. Needless to say, after tasting the crime that was this cake, there was no way it was going up on Instructables. What a waste of time and food product. Thank goodness the chickens loved it. Has anyone else ever experience such when trying a new recipe? Sign me, NOT serving this cake anytime soon.
Posted by WUVIE 5 years ago
We’re also pleased to announce that we’ve appointed a special guest judge for the Butter Challenge, Rosie Cake Diva. Rosie Dummer is a food artist from Manchester, UK. This artist has a sweet tooth, and her preferred mediums are cake, frosting, and fondant. She also hosts a baking show on YouTube where she shares her culinary knowledge with others. Check out her videos for some tips on with working with fondant, or visit her Facebook page for even more delicious, inspiring posts.
Posted by Danger is my middle name 3 years ago
Sign-up for our newsletter here. Apr. 24, 2008 Welcome back! We have lots of news for you today. New contest! It's spring and to celebrate we're having a Flower Contest. The flowers can be fresh, dried, painted, or even crafted so get going on a great flower Instructable now! Check out these cool Instructables! Portal/Rickroll Cake Two Internet fads combine to create the geekiest eating event ever. posted by Papersatan on Apr 20, 2008 Make your own Gorilla Pod This flexible tripod mimics the real thing for only a few dollars worth of parts. posted by benthekahn on Apr 22, 2008 Photo-emulsion Screen Printing Sometimes you need to get your message out quickly and cheaply. Here's how to print a ton of t-shirts and patches fast. posted by w1n5t0n on Apr 21, 2008 A radial drill press made from spare parts Make a radial drill press on your own and get a lot more freedom of motion for your money. posted by threesixesinarow on Apr 16, 2008 Helicopter Birthday Cake Make an epic birthday cake for the li'l pilot in the house. Comes complete with spinning blades! posted by dave spencer on Apr 23, 2008 Green Science Fair! April is Photo Month! Bake and decorate! Laptop Compubody Sock Make an eye-catching hoodie for your laptop to use in public spaces for warmth and privacy. posted by bekathwia on Apr 18, 2008 Isobaric Subwoofer Improve the low-end in your home audio setup with this home-built sub. posted by toastyboy on Apr 19, 2008 The iPillow Fall asleep listening to music without headphones or any pesky cords. posted by dardy_7 on Apr 16, 2008 How to get on Xbox Live with Dialup Enjoy all the downloads and updates of Xbox Live over the old dialup connection. Still not so hot for multiplayer, though. posted by Dr.Professor_Jake_Biggs on Apr 19, 2007 Measure the drag coefficient of your car Want to make your car a lot more fructification? The first step is knowing just how much drag it creates as it moves along. posted by iwilltry on Aug 31, 2007 Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week! - Eric
Posted by fungus amungus 10 years ago
It's official - I'm gettin' hitched! And in true Instructables' style, I'll be relying on the culmination of all my talents as much as those of my friends to get the job done. Everything I can do, I will. I don't know what all this means yet, but I'll definitely be looking to you, community, to help inspire and inform in preparation for the big day! I plan to barter, beg or borrow every element possible to create my dream wedding. My goal is that everything be hand crafted by ourselves or someone we know, from the invites, to the outfits, to the flowers and food, cake, music, and everything in between. (I'll probably leave the rings to the experts.) And of course, you'll be seeing the efforts and results right here on Instructables! So send me your suggestions and any tips, projects or other sites that inspire, and stay tuned for all the details. First up: a contest to design the best invites??? Wait and see! <3 <3 <3 - Sarah that's my ring!!!!
Posted by scoochmaroo 8 years ago
FamilyFun.com, part of DisneyFamily.com is hosting a Valentine's Cupcakes and Sweet Treats Contest where you could win a $500 Williams-Sonoma gift card!If you have a cute confection to share, snap a pic of it and enter. They even include great tips on how to take a great photo. You can also check out the sample recipes and pictures they've compiled with step-by-step instructions so you can make your own.Need some inspiration? Check out evrenuzer's Ladybug cakesmsimon3's 3-D Dino Cake (not cutesy maybe, but an inspiring work of bakery!)and MH850's Bunny Cake
Posted by scoochmaroo 9 years ago
The Hungry Scientist Handbook, Turkey tek, and Instructables were the topic of Dry-Ice Martini and Electric Cake in the New York Times:WHEN does a recipe become a science project?Is it when the compulsion to create an edible electrical circuit keeps a cook up all night, wrapping Twizzler string licorice in pure silver?Is it when a baker decides to bake 20 equilateral-triangle-shaped pecan pies for Thanksgiving, then attach them together with magnets to form an 80-serving icosahedron? (The recipe begins with 30 cups of flour and 2 large sheets of 24-gauge steel.) More news and press about Instructables here.
Posted by ewilhelm 9 years ago
Whatup. So I built Red's Reliable (R3). It was pretty ownage, but there were a few things that popped out at me as annoying, but easily fixed/modded: -Flimsy trigger guard and short trigger -The mag wasn't preloadable -Looked a little long (imo) -Asymmetric at 6 layers -Pin was hard to grasp and could wobble once pulled -Back sights were flimsy -Pieces would break where the pin hit the gun Now, these are all the negative things, but in the original gun, the positives outweigh them. Here are all the things I love about this gun: -Looks AMAZING -Fires green rod/grey connector ammo, my second favorite type -Shoots 35-45 feet (for me), so pretty powerful at close-mid range -Really good pin pull distance -Sturdy -Almost never jams -Reliable mech (heh heh) -Did I mention it looks amazing? So I decided to mod the gun and fix all the things that annoyed me. Here's what my mods have done: +Mag is now preloadable (Has a ceiling) +Trigger guard is sturdy, and trigger is longer +Shorter front barrel (which increases range because of less barrel to bounce off of) +Symmetric, and has metallic 6th and 7th layers (Sorry for jacking your style BM but it looks better that way) +Pin is now much easier to grasp, and doesn't move left or right when pulled +Back sights are now very sturdy +Where the pin hits the gun is now reinforced so that no pieces are damaged when the gun fires So that's kinda an overview/review of the gun. Before the mods, it was like a 7/10. After, I would rate it at an 8.5/10. Props to Red for making such a great gun. More Mods/Review - Johnhall14's Tactical Shotgun v2
Posted by FlyingFish10 4 years ago
I made a video in the spring, how to ice a cake and posted it on our business FB page. There is a *discreet* website at the end as well as 'find us on Tweeter and FB'. I'm wondering if I could/should upload this same video for a cake decorating Instructable, or will people consider it spammy? I can go in and edit it out, but that would take 10 minutes away from my next potential Instructable, lol! Would love some opinions... :) Thanks!
Posted by jessandstavro 6 years ago
I'm lookn at this recipe for polenta orange cake, and its (suprise suprise) asking for 1/2 a cup of polenta. my pals say it mexican, but my gals tell me it french. google yeilds little, and wiki says it some sort of dutch pastry, what im trying to get at is WHAT IS POLENTA. but more importantly im down in ft. hood texas, where can i find it (killeed, harker heights)
Posted by Jumpin Jehosaphat 8 years ago
Whatup! So I built Johnhall14's Tactical Shotgun v2. It was pretty ownage, but there were a few things that popped out at me as annoying, but easily fixed/modded: -Underbarrel shotgun's trigger guard kinda got in the way and was flimsy -No sights -Handle guard broke a lot; got annoying -Pin pull was obstructed by lots of yellow connectors -Trigger was a little short (imo) -Pin got stuck on pin block when being pulled back Now, these are all the negative things, but in the original gun, the positives outweigh them. Here are all the things I love about this gun: -Powerful. This gun is actually really, really, powerful. -Looks pretty nice -Mag is easy to use and looks cool -Underbarrel shotgun is awesome and really fun to shoot -Shoots 3 bullets per shot, with a mag. Now that's firepower. -Great range for a shotgun: 35-50 feet So I decided to mod the gun and fix all the things that annoyed me. Here's what my mods have done: +No more underbarrel shotgun trigger guard +Simple sights (better than nothing) +Reinforced handle guard +Pin no longer obstructed, which actually makes the gun look cooler (imo) +Thicker handle (May not be a plus for some people) and sturdier stock +Revised mech so pin doesn't get stuck +Metallic 6th and 7th layers, even on mag +Modded mag that shoots one bullet at a time +Easy to grip pin This gun, after mods, is probably one of my favorites that I've ever built. It's powerful, it's got some serious firepower, and it looks awesome, which can't hurt. Props to Johnhall14, this gun is awesome! ANYWAY, check out the video of this gun in action! DISCLAIMER: I edited the video so times in between reloads were cut out. The ROF shown is really inaccurate, and it's much slower than you're about to see. The ROF is still good, but it's not this fast. More Mods/Review - Red's Reliable (R3)
Posted by FlyingFish10 4 years ago
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Posted by benfoxg 9 years ago