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Snowflake cage - and my first doll cake!

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Created in this Craftsy class

Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods taught by Colette Peters

Adorn your cakes with brush-embroidery flowers, golden filigree and cameo embellishments with cake artist Colette Peters.

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princess baby cake
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Cage cake
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Lemon Lime Cake
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Here are some details about my project:
Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Birthday
Type Other
Material Fondant, Royal Icing
Style Modern
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: A lady contacted me about doing a frozen themed Elsa cake for her granddaughter's 5th birthday. I had in my mind that I wanted to do a snowflake 'cage' but instead of a regular round cake, I wanted it around a doll cake (my first attempt at both). I'm very happy with the end result!

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What are you most proud of? That the snowflake cage didn't break, and the pattern itself - it took forever to stitch together!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The cage alone took 4 hours to pipe. I did this about 3 days before the cake was due so I wouldn't have to rush last minute.

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Fantastic first doll cake ! I bet the little girl just loved it !

06/06/2014 Flag

Her grandmother told me the little girl was beside herself! I was so happy and relieved =D

06/06/2014 Flag

Beautiful absolutely love the cage it looks like a Tiara.Well done

06/06/2014 Flag

Thank you! =D

06/06/2014 Flag

I love your cage idea!

07/13/2014 Flag

Thanks so much =D

07/23/2014 Flag

love the idea

07/20/2014 Flag

Thanks! =D

07/23/2014 Flag

So beautiful! Just the right size and combination of elements!

06/11/2015 Flag