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Brush Embroidered Rose Cake

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Elegant Lace Cakes taught by ZoŽ Clark

Elevate any cakeís elegance with edible lace techniques from British cake designer ZoŽ Clark.

Other projects made as part of this class:

Cake Decorating
Cake Decorating
Applique Lace Cake
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Here are some details about my project:
Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Any Occasion
Type 1 Tier
Material Royal Icing, Buttercream, Other, Fondant
Style Elegant, Simple, Classic
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Do you sell this cake? No, just for fun

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: This was my first attempt at creating a lace cake design. I decided to try to do the brush embroidery technique that was inspired by the green lace fabric that you see in the background of the photos. I covered the cake with marzipan, as it was done in this class, and then with MMF. Then, I followed the same techniques learned here to create my embroidered rose design on the cake. At the end, I just lightly airbrushed the entire cake with a pearl sheen color.

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What are you most proud of? Since this was my first experience with lace design, I feel content that I was able to achieve a reasonably fine lace look on the cake. I'm sure that there is lots of room for improvement, so don't hesitate to make suggestions!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? It is important to watch the lessons many times if necessary, think about the techniques for such designs, think carefully about your own chosen design, practice first on a separate piece of fondant (for example, I first did the cake board to get a filling for movements etc.), and make sure that you have all of your tools before you start the project.

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Beautiful. Thanks for sharing

03/12/2014 Flag