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|Material||Buttercream, Modeling Chocolate, Gum Paste, Fondant|
Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Any of the fondant classes on here give some great tips for working with fondant in all areas. This cake was suppose to be a Zoo animal themed cake. Due to the amount of travel time between my house and it's destination we stuck to multiple cakes instead of tiered cakes. The person also wanted 3 different flavors and 2 different smash cakes for pictures. most of the fondant you will be able to easily color, but when I am making something other then small accents with black fondant, I typically buy it already colored. I used 3 lbs of fondant, some modeling chocolate for the monkeys and trees, gum paste to make the fondant stiffer and I used the butter cream frosting recipe from the free modern butter cream class here on Craftsy. It is the best Swiss butter cream recipe I have found and everyone has loved it.
What are you most proud of? I loved how the lion turned out and the giraffe. It was my first time making something like this and it was a lot fun.