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For Étienne 4 years old

Created in this Craftsy Course

Cake-osaurus Rex taught by Catherine Ruehle

Rawwr! With Catherine Ruehle's help, learn to design, carve and decorate a fantastic dinosaur cake. You better eat it before it eats you!

Other projects made as part of this class:

Cake Decorating
Child's Dragon Cake
Cake Decorating
Omizoomi
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Category Cake Decorating
Type Sculpted
marie-claude on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? using a blow torch inside my house!! and my candies, they look so real!

marie-claude on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Contrary to Catherine, I used my husband blow torch instead of a kitchen one. The fire was to high and I was not able to control the heat! So my board caught on fire, so did the cardboard around my dino. I was not able to get his skin dark because de butter cream was getting out of the seems even with a very think cover of fondant. In is back the fondant was melting down instead of turning dark. I was grateful that I used an impression mat to create a reptile skin looking for his stomach. This way even if I did not blow torched is stomach, it has a really nice texture. Plus I used sterling powder!!

marie-claude on craftsy.com

Great job!

07/27/2013 Flag