Big Mouth Bass, Isomalt Fins & Water

Project Description

Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Cake, buttercream, white chocolate fondant, modeling chocolate, isomalt What are you most proud of? The tail fin was the hardest pulled piece on the board. After about the 6th try, I finally had a shape that I loved. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Hahaha...buy sugar working gloves. They are worth the investment! My fingertips were sensitive for about 3 days, even with layers of heavy latex gloves. Also...a "brooder lamp with guard" can be purchased at your local tractor supply store for about $9 to $15. It has the correct wattage to safely house a restaurant supply heat lamp...if you are building a do it yourself heat lamp table.

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Q&A with Nmartisancakes.com

Fourhim asked:
Love this! Excellent work!!! How did you make the fish body and mouth, please?
Nmartisancakes.com answered:
I used Mike's class for the structure of the cake, with central rod. I used rice cereal treats to build up the mouth at the top of the cake. I used a blend of white modeling chocolate and fondant as the sculptural details and outer covering.

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