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"Squished" Minion

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Camera Canon Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Exposure Time 1/25
F-Stop 5.6
ISO 3200

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Basic Fondant Techniques taught by Elisa Strauss

Build a sweet and solid cake decorating foundation with acclaimed cake designer Elisa Strauss in this free beginner fondant mini-class.

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

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: I have a little bit of a Minion Freak of a 5 year old living under my roof. He's absolutely obsessed. Especially when they get squished and have no mouth! For this cake I did a three layer, 8" zebra cake. I used vibrant blue buttercream under the fondant to go with the Despicable Me theme. I covered the cake in yellow fondant, and added all the details in fondant. The only thing I should have done differently was pre-cut everything needed for the eyes and let them sit overnight. The limbs were also made of fondant, but because of the weight of them, I had to reinforce them with toothpicks. This was our final result, needless to say I had a bunch of very happy minions to eat it!

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