My kids LOVE garbage trucks. So, of course, we had to have a garbage truck themed birthday party, complete with cake. Here is evidence of their love for garbage trucks. I made a homemade truck from where else but Pinterest:
Here are the two cakes looking a bit rough. The main body was vanilla and the cab was chocolate. Both were covered in a vegan buttercream that I like to make, because it melts less than real buttercream.
And the carving of course:
Next step, drape the cab and body in fondant:
I spent the most time on the accents, including making some awesome chrome pieces (thank you Michaels for having a spray thing so I didn’t have to go to the trouble to mix silver dust and vodka)
Most amusing to me by far were the trash bags (cake balls covered in black fondant).
And the completed truck: