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Project

Gold and Pink Birthday Cake

Project Description

Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Fondant, gum paste, luster dust. What are you most proud of? The ruffles. It was my first time doing them. Also, successfully flipping a cake over and decorating it upside down. I had never done that before and boy, that is stressful the first time you do that! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Patience. The ruffles take time, but the effect is well worth it.

What you will need

  • Fondant

Q&A with kate6207

Shirleywilson asked:
Delicate and SO beautiful!
kate6207 answered:
Thanks so much!
smalavasi2870 asked:
Super delicate, and gorgeous!
kate6207 answered:
Thank you!
Sweet Bliss asked:
Beautiful!!! How did you color the gold fondant for the middle tier???? Is it gold petal dust on a pink tier?
kate6207 answered:
It is gold petal dust on a pink tier. I hand painted the antique gold luster dust mixed with vodka with a wide square brush and purposefully left some of the pink peeking through.
Maggie Austin asked:
Lovely design! Congratulations!
kate6207 answered:
Thank you so much! The class was wonderful and very thorough. I enjoyed it a lot!
kjgm52 asked:
Lovely..... And the Rose is gorgeous!!
kate6207 answered:
Thanks so much!

Skill Level

Intermediate