Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake This is a cake made from pound cake and buttercream icing. What are you most proud of? Getting the realistic effect using just cake, buttercream icing, cinnamon sugar (for the sand) and candy rocks. And that it was part of my display at the World Culinary Olympics in Frankfort Germany that won two gold metals. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Pay attention to detail.