My 9 year old LOVES Star Wars and Lego so this year he decided on a Lego Star Wars Clone Trooper cake.
In order to make this cake, I baked two 9x13 chocolate cakes. I made templates for the body parts and used them to help cut out the body parts from the cake. This guy was big...about 2 feet tall.
The head is made from both cake and Rice Krispie Treats....the bottom layer being cake and the top layer being RKT. It was the easiest way to mold the mask as needed. The arms are just made from RKT.
All the design on the fondant was painted on with a paintbrush using airbrush food coloring. It took A LOT of time!!
Always well worth it if you end up with a happy child on his birthday!