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Antique Cradle Cake

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Intro to Modeling Chocolate: Cityscape Cakes taught by Lauren Kitchens

Lauren Kitchens teaches you to concoct, color, texture and transform modeling chocolate, taking it to new heights and bringing it into your kitchen.

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Baby Shower
Type 2 Tier
Material Modeling Chocolate, Royal Icing, Buttercream, Gum Paste, Fondant
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: The cradle is made of a 50/50 modeling chocolate/gumpaste mix. I think I actually over mixed my MC, but it seemed to work once I mixed it with the GP. The owl is MC/fondant. I used Wilton's Baroque mold for the gold cradle details. The cradle slats were glued to the mattress and to each other using Royal Icing. I used this Craftsy Cclass and a YouTube tutorial by McGreevy Cakes.

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What are you most proud of? The fact that it stayed together!! And the shower guests had no idea it was a cake.

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Great job!!

05/15/2014 Flag

So cute! I love the hedgehog quilt!

07/10/2014 Flag