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My first decorated cake!

Created in this Craftsy Course

Modern Buttercream taught by Joshua John Russell

Cut, level, fill and crumb coat your layers like a professional then learn Joshua John Russell's trade secrets for a beautiful buttercream finish for free!

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Birthday
Type 1 Tier
Material Royal Icing, Buttercream
Style Classic
msbirdofk1197335053 on craftsy.com

Do you sell this cake? No, just for fun

msbirdofk1197335053 on craftsy.com

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: This is the first cake I've tried to decorate. I used the skills for getting a smooth buttercream icing and crumb coat that was taught in the basic buttercream class. I grew up watching my mother make royal icing transfers to decorate her cakes, but she passed away before teaching me her cake decorating skills. From my memory of what my mother did as a cake decorator, I tried to imitate her by creating a royal icing transfer on wax paper of lightning Mcqueen and checkered flags. I first made the outline in black royal icing on the wax paper, then let it dry overnight. The next day I made other royal icing colors and filled in the outline. I let that dry overnight as well as let my crumb coated cake chill in the fridge. The next day I iced the cake and applied the royal icing toppers I made, then added a pretty red border.

msbirdofk1197335053 on craftsy.com

My nephew would love this cake for it's looks, I would like it for it's taste!

04/11/2014 Flag

thanks! :)

04/12/2014 Flag