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Basic Fondant Techniques taught by Elisa Strauss

Build a sweet and solid cake decorating foundation with acclaimed cake designer Elisa Strauss in this free beginner fondant mini-class.

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Baby Shower
Type 3 or more Tiers
Material Fondant, Modeling Chocolate, Buttercream
Style Whimsical
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Do you sell this cake? No, just for fun

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Cousins baby shower theme was monkeys

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Wow would love to no how to make that cheeky little monkey it's lovely cont waite xx

11/04/2013 Flag

Hi catherine1412828. I used modeling chocolate for all of the monkeys because I found it easier then fondant. It sticks to itself. The head is just a round ball with layers of components for the end result. If you look at the face you will see I used a small heart cookie cutter just large enough for the face. The nose and mouth are just a ball cut in half place on the face and put two small holes for the nose. I used tiny bits of black fondant for the eyes. The ears are small balls cut in half and accent with small pieces of tan modeling chocolate.The body is an egg shaped piece small end on top with again tan accent for the body. The arms and legs are just rolled logs. Sorry I didn't take pictures of the process but I hope this helps. Good luck.

11/08/2013 Flag