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Indian Wedding Dress Cake

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Created in this Craftsy class

Fondant Frills taught by Maggie Austin

Couture cake artist Maggie Austin shows you how to create an elegant ombre cake with her signature and secret! frill technique.

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Cake Decorating
Pink lace cake
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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Wedding
Material Fondant
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Do you sell this cake? Yes
Name of website or online shop: Bite Me Bakery

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Wedding Cake inspired by the bride's dress (Indian / Asian wedding)

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What are you most proud of? The beading took a long time to plan. I tried all manner of methods and had practise cake drums all over my studio where I had tried making molds, hand piping it, applique cutting and then beading, all sorts. The real beading is incredibly sparkly and edible crystals just weren't working. In the end I used edible silver pearls and then piped a border around the motif with royal icing and then hand painted the royal icing.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Cover a cake drum/board in sugarpaste and practise all the methods you can think of until you are happy with the result. The method I ended up using was the first one I tried but had discarded. With so many other options I could compare which I liked best and came back to this one.

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Gorgeous! You definitely captured the flavor of the dress! So cleverly done!

09/27/2013 Flag


10/01/2013 Flag

Lovely... you are talented!!

10/06/2013 Flag

Can you tell me how you made the flowers, did you use peony cutters? Beautiful thanks for sharing.

11/15/2013 Flag

I love how fluffy your frills are!!! Did you leave bands thicker than 1 inch before frilling them.

01/23/2014 Flag