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Mr. Caterpillar!

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Mr. Caterpillar

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Category Cake Decorating
Style Traditional, Outdoorsy, Whimsical
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Cake, icing, fondant, choclate, light corn syrup, wire, leaf mold press

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What are you most proud of? I liked my twigs actually....and trying not to make the caterpillars not look creepy - now that was hard...tee hee but then I'm a little odd so who knows, it may have just been my twisted sense of humor.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure that you play ahead of your due date, with the chocolate/candy melts and light corn syrup ratios. I was originally taught to use 1/3 cup to 1 lbs of melts...well I changed that down to 1/4 c to 1 lbs....and to be honest, I think I might even make it a little less due to the stability of the modeling chocolate. I found it still a little to soft too quickly - but that is me...find what works best for you...trial & error!

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