InstructionsI used the Craftsy DVD "Decadent Chocolate Cakes by Alice Medrich to help outline the baking and assembly of the chocolate part of this project. Need access to a refrigerator/freezer to cool the cake to make carving/shaping easier. Need a steady hand for brushing design on gum paste butterfly and in the piping of the lettering. The bottom tier was of chocolate and the top tier (Bible) was ...
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Category: Cake Decorating
Type of item: Food
Butter cream, bittersweet chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, baking chocolate, printable icing sheets, gum paste, food color paste and gels, piping bags and tips 104, 21, 5, 66; cake ingredients for yellow and deep chocolate cake. Fillings wer raspberry and chocolate bittersweet ganache.
What was your inspiration?
Talking with the Bible students.
What are you most proud of?
People ate it and were surprized by how realistic it looked.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Working with butter cream in a warm environment is not the easiest thing to do. Add more Crisco to butter ratio to help stiffen this.