These days it seems the most impressive cakes are the ones that look nothing like cake! With television shows like TLC’s Cake Boss and the Food Network’s Last Cake Standing, home cake decorators are striving to replicate the life-like cakes they see on screen.
The following Craftsy projects are cakes that almost fooled us! Check out these realistic cakes based on the recipients’ favorite pastimes, hobbies, and objects.
Check out this Ice Skate Cake, made by Craftsy member wendy-re, for a great replication of a favorite winter sport.
To learn all about the tools and techniques you need to master realistic fondant, check out Advanced Fondant Techniques taught by Food Network Challenge Champion Marina Sousa!