Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Boxed cake mix, butter cream frosting, fondant, sculpting tools, luster dust, gel food color, colored decorating gel, edible ink pen. What are you most proud of? The details. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be patient and have fun! This was about a two day process of baking the cake, letting it cool then cutting, frosting and then letting it set overnight. And then covered it with fondant the next day and added the details and you can go where no cake decorator's gone before with your own starship!