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Potted Rose Cake

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The final product :-)

Created in this Craftsy class

The Ultimate Sugar Rose taught by Nicholas Lodge

Whether you're a budding cake artist or a full-blown pastry professional, your sugar rose skills will blossom under Nicholas Lodge's expert guidance.

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Birthday
Type Other
Material Fondant, Buttercream, Gum Paste
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Do you sell this cake? No, just for fun

Alice Lecker on

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: I made the pot out of a tiffin tin, I cut the end off and placed it on a disc of the same size. I then layered with buttercream and fondant, then cut the middle out of the cake and sprinkled chocolate cake crumbs onto the top as dirt. I mixed some red food powder into the crumbs to give the dirt a more earthy look (I didn't have any dark brown). I made the flowers from gumpaste as shown in the class, I dusted the stems with brown and green to make them look a bit more realistic and woody.

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I was so pleased with this cake because for once it came out the way I saw in my head. I was also pleased because the cake just sat there and no one knew it was a cake until I revealed it. I made this for my aunty and now she keeps the flowers in a vase.

12/09/2013 Flag