The Hand-Painted Cake »
InstructionsI used the #2 pencil transfer method to do the birds on this cake. The flowers were free hand sketched then transferred onto the cake
Category: Cake Decorating
Type of item: Food
Style: Mod, Traditional, Outdoorsy, Classic
Fondant, gel food colors
What was your inspiration?
Audubon Society watcher's guide books.
What are you most proud of?
The free hand flowers
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Have your transfer patterns the exact size and the look you want long before you bake the cakes. Start early and plan to stay up late. Let the fondant set at least 8 hours before doing pencil transfer. For best results don't use corn starch or powdered sugar on the outside of the fondant when applying fondant to the cake, as the pencil marks won't transfer as well.