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Fondant Frills taught by Maggie Austin

Couture cake artist Maggie Austin shows you how to create an elegant ombre cake with her signature and secret! frill technique.

Other projects made as part of this class:

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Wedding
Type 3 or more Tiers
Material Royal Icing, Fondant, Gum Paste
Style Innovative, Elegant
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Do you sell this cake? Yes
Name of website or online shop: Custom Cakes Atelier

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: I used the same techniques shown in this class to create the frills on this cake. The only exception is that I cut the frills on the bottom tier in semicircles in order to create a fan-shape effect throughout the tier. Also, the frills on the top tier were adhered perpendicular to the surface of the cake. This was inspired by the instructor.

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What are you most proud of? I'm proud of the overall look of the cake, but I'm particularly happy with the crown. I piped it from scratch with royal icing. The blossoms on it are made out of gum paste.

Leyda Vakarelov on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Plan carefully and be patient. Try to experiment with different design elements, and it should be fine if your original design is slightly modified throughout the decorating process.

Leyda Vakarelov on craftsy.com

Stunning -- you are very very talented!

07/20/2014 Flag

Thanks Xiaolu! Nice to see you here too. I saw your lovely project just now!

07/20/2014 Flag