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Zebra and Ruffles Sweet 16 Cake

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Zebra and Ruffles Sweet 16

Created in this Craftsy Course

Jeweled Wedding Cake taught by Marina Sousa

Brooches, pearl bursts and bling cover your custom cake for that special day. Marina Sousa makes it look easy!

Other projects made as part of this class:

Cake Decorating
50th Anniversary
Cake Decorating
Princess Cake
Cake Decorating
wedding cake
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Category Cake Decorating
Type Three Tiers or More
Material Fondant
SusanAmelia on craftsy.com

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Vanilla cake, strengthened red fondant, black fondant, cake dummies, edible silver paint

SusanAmelia on craftsy.com

I was thrilled to learn how to make the ruffles in the Jeweled Wedding Cake course. I had booked this Sweet 16 cake with a customer before I took Marina's class. You can imagine how happy I was to see Marina make the ruffles! I used red fondant and strengthened it with tylose powder. It worked well, but you can't roll it as thin as you can true gumpaste. But since I had to edge each one in silver, the thicker edge was better. They did dry quickly. The ruffles are attached to cake dummies which were obviously used to separate the tiers of real cake. The cake was vanilla filled with raspberry mousse, fresh raspberries and lemon cloud cream.

03/05/2013 Flag

This certainly has the 'WOW' factor! The colors could not have been better! I love the idea of the dummies separating the layers!! Would never have thought of that one on my own. lol But I do intend to use it sometime, so thanks!! I too, love Marina's work, and her classes.

06/29/2014 Flag

Beautiful cake

03/05/2013 Flag

Love this! Good job!

03/05/2013 Flag

LOVE it! Great colors :)

03/08/2013 Flag

Thank you, Marina! I LOVED your class!

03/18/2013 Flag

Stunning!

11/07/2013 Flag