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Orchid Wedding Cake

Created in this Craftsy Course

Modern Piping taught by Joshua John Russell

With nothing fancier than a pastry bag and a set of piping tips, you can achieve elegant details, accented with cake jewelry.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Wedding
Material Royal Icing
Style Traditional
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Do you sell this cake? Yes
Name of website or online shop: Custom to Order

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: fondant, royal icing, gum paste, ganache, buttercream, cake

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What are you most proud of? The gumpaste orchids that were all hand made, and the freehand paisleys that I piped with black royal icing on pure white fondant. That was a bit nerve wrecking!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take the online course, like Joshua''s Modern Piping and Jaqueline Butler's Sugar Flowers. Also read up on tips and advice and have everything planned out and scheduled. Also make extra flowers! They break easily.

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Beautiful cake with nice color scheme. Your orchids are very realistic - they are my favorite flower so I really appreciate your handiwork.

07/14/2012 Flag

The freehand paisleys a so nice! You're a pro....I heart this cake:))

07/14/2012 Flag

Thanks, it means a lot coming from you! I started the paisleys using your pinning method, but I was having a problem with it denting the cake, so I just decided to go for it! I hope to get a request for a damask cake so I can try your stenciling method also!

07/16/2012 Flag

Very pretty!

07/14/2012 Flag

Beautiful

07/26/2012 Flag