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Pewter looking kitten

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Camera Canon Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Exposure Time 1/30
F-Stop 3.5
ISO 200

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Intro to Modeling Chocolate: Cityscape Cakes taught by Lauren Kitchens

Lauren Kitchens teaches you to concoct, color, texture and transform modeling chocolate, taking it to new heights and bringing it into your kitchen.

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Anniversary
Type 1 Tier
Material Buttercream, Modeling Chocolate, Chocolate
Style Simple, Innovative, Traditional, Whimsical, Elegant, Classic, Modern
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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: I wanted to experiment more with the pewter look on some cake decorations and to work within modeling chocolate limitations as it does not stretch like fondant. So I fashioned this kitty lying on a cushion. I made it out of modeling chocolate so it is edible then I coated it with an edible silver glaze. I put a fantasy sugar flower by it to dress it up a bit. The cake itself is gluten free chocolate with raspberry butter cream filling (four layers of cake and three layers of filling) and white butter cream icing covering the whole cake. I then cut out several different cat silhouette poses from modeling chocolate and attached them to the sides of this cake.

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I love the "simple" cat sillouettes on the side. They must be very thin cause they don't seem raised at all.

10/07/2014 Flag

Thank you. I rolled out some black fondant then hand cut the silhouettes attaching the six different kittens to the cake with a small amount of water.

10/10/2014 Flag

So simple and yet so impressive. Thank you for explaining.

10/17/2014 Flag