Porsche 911 Turbo Car Cake

Skill level: Advanced

Porsche 911 Turbo Car Cake is the ultimate in car cake tutorials. Car cakes can seem really challenging because every one is different! It’s hard to keep proportions from every angle and know how to achieve that perfect shape.

This tutorial teaches you everything from what cake to use, how to get that perfect shape and how to make great details like realistic wheels, working headlights and a shiny exterior. The perfect cake for the car lover in your life!

1:48:40 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to sculpt a Porsche 911 Turbo Car Cake out of cake from blueprints
  • Learn how to make a crackled fondant cake board that looks like asphalt
  • How to create all the details needed for car cakes
  • A cool technique on how to add real working headlights to your car cake

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making templates 1:38
  2. Cutting the board 4:16
  3. Carving cakes and stacking 9:22
  4. Shaping the Porsche 911 Turbo Car cake shape 14:28
  5. Checking measurements19:00
  6. Final coat of ganache24:34
  7. Creating realistic wheels 38:32
  8. Making the board 40:44
  9. Making the car platform 46:06
  10. Layering fondant 47:46
  11. Adding detail lines 56:04
  12. Cutaways 58:40
  13. Small details 1:16:22
  14. Cutting the wheel wells 1:17:30
  15. Adding the wheels 1:24:20
  16. Airbrushing 1:26:56
  17. Isomalt lights 1:30:02
  18. Trim 1:37:38
  19. Finishing touches 1:42:10

Porsche 911 Turbo Car Cake Tutorial

I admit, I don’t love making car cakes. Especially cakes like the Porsche 911 Turbo Car Cake because it’s SO well known and loved by it’s fans, if I don’t get it perfect, they will know. That’s a lot of pressure.
Porsche 911 Turbo Car Cake

Even more pressure, this cake is being made for a guy that MAKES Porsches for a living. He’s busy customizing one for a high end client and of course what better way to celebrate than a cake that looks exactly like the car. Everything is exactly as specified, even down to the brand of the tires, the paint color and the shape of the side view mirrors.

Porsche 911 Turbo Car Cake
Over the years I have developed a few techniques to help me keep my proportions perfectly, speed up the process and nail that design so my clients are happy and I get to keep my sanity.