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Purse and shoe cake

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Birthday
Type 1 Tier
Material Fondant, Gum Paste, Buttercream
Style Innovative, Modern
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Carved the cake some, used a mold to make chain for the purse, painted the fondant chain with vodka and silver dust, made shoe heel about 4 days in advance, used a heel mold, shoe is fondant and tylose powder.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I would mix gum paste with fondant instead of tylose powder for the heel. Then I would put a skewer in the heel to attach to the sole.

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what did you do to make it shiny?

05/22/2014 Flag

I used PME Edible Glaze Spray.

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