Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Practice cake covered with white fondant and piped onto by hand using light yellow royal icing. Then painted using gold edible dust, and red edible dust mixed with vodka. What are you most proud of? I am proud of the fact that despite coming across challenges and difficulties when putting my design on the cake, I managed to overcome them, learn new techniques and tricks and produce a beautiful cake. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Once again patience!! This cake was very time consuming. It will give you a wonderful feeling of accomplishment once you have finished, but you have to be precise and patient to get it right.