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OSU/Texas Helmet Cake

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Sculpted Dog Cake taught by Elisa Strauss

Every dog has its day, so make your next celebration truly fetching with cake designer Elisa Strauss!

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Any Occasion
Type Sculpted
Material Buttercream, Fondant, Gum Paste
Style Traditional
Redhead1946 on craftsy.com

Do you sell this cake? No, just for fun

Redhead1946 on craftsy.com

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: This was my first attempt at a football helmet. I stacked 4- 10" cakes and 1- 8". The cake was white with lemon filling. I used plastic straws, foam board, and dowel sticks for the supporting structure. After butter creaming and refrigerating, I carved away. The grill for the mask was made from gum paste, and dried on a form I made out of poster board. I made that about 6 days ahead of time.(I crossed my fingers it was going to fit the cake) I covered the cake with MMF doing 1/2 at a time. The letters were out of gum paste. I air brushed with pearl color, then added the accent pieces.

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