Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Royal Icing What are you most proud of? I am most proud of the hand piped royal icing. It is harder for me to pipe detailed work in royal icing than buttercream What advice would you give someone starting this project? You have to have a great deal of patience. Piping buttercream or royal icing is very classic and with patience and determination, you will have stunningly beautiful design.