Project

Hermes Birkin

Project Description

Do you sell this cake? Yes Name of website or online shop Clair Condell Cakes Link to website or online shop https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=626266907387260&set=a.173244096022879.45049.171471659533456&type=1&theater Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Fondant, gumpaste, modelling chocolate What are you most proud of? The lifelike result. What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you can't get fondarific (I can't here in the uk) use a 50:50 mixture of sugarpaste(fondant) and modelling chocolate to get a stiffer sugarpaste. Do your research and make a life-like template. Allow plenty of time - you won't get a good result in a hurry.

What you will need

  • Fondant

Q&A with Clabby

dlshockle1162245 asked:
Was this hard to make?
Clabby answered:
It was very time consuming!
Lola Marti Cake asked:
Hello that is really gorgeus and look like original . Can you explain to make how to make the50/50 findant and chocolate molding
Clabby answered:
You simply knead the modelling choc and fondant together.
kathleenm1193521 asked:
Beautiful. What did you use to get that shade of red? Thanks.
Clabby answered:
Hi Kathleen, I used red candy melts made into modelling chocolate and mixed it with ruby red Regalice (fondant).
thelms asked:
why is it so shinny, did you airbrush it?
Clabby answered:
I brushed it with confectioners glaze.
thelms asked:
did you use gumpaste?
Clabby answered:
Hi Casey, no I didn't except for the buckles. Details are in the description above - I used fondant and candy melts.

Skill Level

Intermediate