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60th Wedding Anniversary

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Diamond Anniversary

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The Ultimate Sugar Rose taught by Nicholas Lodge

Whether you're a budding cake artist or a full-blown pastry professional, your sugar rose skills will blossom under Nicholas Lodge's expert guidance.

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Anniversary
Type 2 Tier
Material Gum Paste, Fondant, Buttercream
Style Elegant
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Do you sell this cake? Yes

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: I made this cake for a couple's Diamond Wedding Anniversary. She was married in blue and loved purple flowers. Apart from that I was asked by their daughter to surprise her with the design. I used Italian meringue buttercream and Satin Ice fondant. I also used Cake Lace for the first time. I used Vanilla Cake with a Strawberry and Champagne Luxury Jam and everyone was delighted. My only real concern was that we were going through a heat wave in the UK and we don't have air conditioning which meant the buttercream did soften, hence reason I much prefer working in either Marzipan or Chocolate Ganache.

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I love the sparkle on the flowers. Is that royal icing lace that you piped yourself? It is perfect! Very beautiful.

08/15/2014 Flag

Hi Traci, thank you for your lovely comments. The sparkle is from a Squires Kitchen dust called Fairy Sparkle. The delicate iced lace is made from Cake lace. It was the first time I used it and it was a joy to work with. X

08/24/2014 Flag