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Jessica's Shower Cake

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stacked presents cake

Created in this Craftsy Course

Advanced Fondant Techniques taught by Marina Sousa

Learn how versatile fondant can be in this video class! Make ribbons and flowers and add texture, sparkle and detail to your fondant and gum paste designs.

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Category Cake Decorating
Type Three Tiers or More
Material Fondant
DeniseK on craftsy.com

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: see Advanced Fondant class materials list

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What are you most proud of? That I was able to do the striped fondant technique, and even though it's hard to tell in this photo, the stencil technique on the bottom box (orange).

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I think it's difficult to really guage the importance of supports when the demonstration is done using cake dummies. With actual cake, it's much more difficult to move the tiers around, and guage where to put supports in. With styrofoam, sitting one tier on the edge of another is fine. Not so much with cake (at least cakes that are not overly dense). This cake basically survive transport (I put a dowel down through the Hatbox down to the bottom, and another through the square present on edge), but just barely. The striped square was the biggest issue. I shouldn't have set it on the corner, but rather an entire side edge I think. Lesson learned!

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beutiful

11/04/2012 Flag