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Paleontology - Prehistoric Dragonfly

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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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Category Cake Decorating
Material Buttercream
Style Whimsical
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: cake base edged with fondant and frosted "grass;" prehistoric stem and dragonfly body is a pipe covered with rice krispie treats, frosted and covered with fondant; Dragonfly wings are clear isomalt tinted to a gray and peppermint flavored; plants are gumpaste; jelly bean small rocks; large rock is rice krispie treats covered in fondant.

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What are you most proud of? Getting the wings to stay on.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This was the one centerpiece that I was most excited about ... but the most disappointed in how it came out.

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