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fly fishing cake

Created in this Craftsy class

Intro to Modeling Chocolate: Cityscape Cakes taught by Lauren Kitchens

Lauren Kitchens teaches you to concoct, color, texture and transform modeling chocolate, taking it to new heights and bringing it into your kitchen.

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Category Cake Decorating
Type Sculpted
Material Modeling Chocolate
Style Outdoorsy
Sweet Zen Cakes on craftsy.com

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: fondant, modeling chocolate, buttercream.

Sweet Zen Cakes on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? The fish came out so much better than I anticipated. It was my first attempt at hand painting with food coloring.

Sweet Zen Cakes on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? I start out with a basic idea of what I want to accomplish. Then I let the project take shape into its final form naturally. This approach takes the pressure off perfection and I can make changes when I make mistakes.

Sweet Zen Cakes on craftsy.com