Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Carrot cake with a swiss meringue buttercream filling, covered in white fondant and decorated with black gumpaste cut outs and black ribbon. What are you most proud of? I am proud of my flower, which took much patience to make. I am also proud of the cut out gum paste shapes around the cake which took meticulous planning and long hours of careful cutting. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be patient and precise! Pre-planning your design with a cake like this is very important too!