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Running Shoe Cake

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Birthday
Type Sculpted
Material Fondant, Gum Paste, Buttercream
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How do you make it so real like- brand new shoe shine? It's amazing!

11/24/2015 Flag

thank you so much Angie. I steam all my cakes when I am done so they all have that natural shine on it. On this one in particular, I steamed a couple of times so the shine would stay a little longer.

11/24/2015 Flag

Sorry about my naivety, i didn't know one could steam cakes. Might I ask how?

11/24/2015 Flag

absolutely! feel free to ask away! We use steam for various reasons: to clean all the sugar on the cake, to better glue all the details better and to make the colors and details pop a bit more. the difference is night and day when you steam a cake. But, be careful! If you hand painted your cake, the color will run and destroy your cake.

11/24/2015 Flag

Okay, thank you very much!

11/24/2015 Flag