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Designer Handbag Cakes taught by Elisa Strauss

Have your handbag and eat it too! Let celebrity cake designer Elisa Strauss teach you to sculpt and decorate an unbelievably realistic couture handbag from cake.

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Category Cake Decorating
Type Sculpted
Material Fondant
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Cake, fondant, gumpaste

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What are you most proud of? It was one of my first fondant cakes (5th or 6th I believe) and I was pretty happy with the outcome.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Definitely take Designer handbag class. You'll get much better results. I did not attempt to make the cake look realistic, because I never even thought it was possible. After taking this class I know I can make it look more realistic especially in terms of proportions.

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I love the handle and clasp on your purse. You did a good job.

04/04/2013 Flag

Thank you so much!!

04/04/2013 Flag