This cake was really exciting to make. It’s based on the original doctor lab coat cake and second version I’ve made in the past. The cake was for an NYPD police officer who had recently been promoted to lieutenant. His mother had seen my doctor cake and thought it would look great as the NYPD uniform and she couldn’t have been more spot on!
The uniform is very classic, white shirt, navy jacket, navy tie. So to spice it up I gave the tie some texture and I really like how it worked. Here you can also see the stitched detailing.
I used a bit of artistic license with the badge and just simplified the design, but the shape is very reminiscent of the actual badge. The handcuffs were also a bit simplified, but they look perfect draped off the side.
Here’s a bit of a closeup on the details. I love the gold buttons, they look so regal! This cake was the perfect way to celebrate a great promotion, congrats!