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Yellow Ombré

Created in this Craftsy class

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.

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"Purple Rain"
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Category Cake Decorating
Material Fondant
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Buttercream and fondant. The top and bottom tiers are covered with fondant, but the middle one is covered in buttercream and then I applied the frills.

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What are you most proud of? The frills, I was a little scared that they wouldn't turn out fine, but I loved them. they're easy to make once you get the hang of it. The tier where I applied the frills is covered in butter-cream not fondant, and it worked wonderfully.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The fondant for the frills should be very thin, you need to work fast so in order to do that roll a little fondant at a time, maybe for 4-5 fondant frills, keep the length between 5-7 inches, longer frills are harder to handle.

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Beautiful! These techniques work together so well.

04/25/2013 Flag