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Project

Knitting Cake

What was your source for this recipe? Online recipe What is the name of the online recipe? How to make a Knitting Basket Cake Link to the recipe cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-knitting-basket-cake/ Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake 2 - 8 inch cakes Cake board Buttercream Sugar syrup Serrated knife Small knife Angle spatula Rolling pin Basket weave embosser, cutters or a basket weave textured rolling pin. Sugar craft gun with medium round disc 2 small paint brushes Shortening (Crisco) Clear alcohol 2 wooden knitting needles Cornstarch Brown food gel color White rolled fondant icing 3 gel food colors of your choice for the balls of yarn What are you most proud of? It's my first attempt at a knitting cake, and it's probably one of the most realistic cakes I've ever made. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't rush- allow plenty of time to get it done. I made it a few days in advance and took lots of breaks so the quality of the work wouldn't suffer. Sometimes I get so excited to see a project finished, I work too fast, and that's when the big mistakes tend to happen.

You Can Make This

Cake Notes made Knitting Cake with:

  • 2 - 8 inch cakes Cake board Buttercream Sugar syrup Serrated knife Small knife Angle spatula Rolling pin Basket weave embosser
  • cutters or a basket weave textured rolling pin. Sugar craft gun with medium round disc 2 small paint brushes Shortening (Crisco) Clear alcohol 2 wooden knitting needles Cornstarch Brown food gel color White rolled fondant icing 3 gel food colors of your choice for the balls of yarn

Project Description

What was your source for this recipe? Online recipe What is the name of the online recipe? How to make a Knitting Basket Cake Link to the recipe cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-knitting-basket-cake/ Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake 2 - 8 inch cakes Cake board Buttercream Sugar syrup Serrated knife Small knife Angle spatula Rolling pin Basket weave embosser, cutters or a basket weave textured rolling pin. Sugar craft gun with medium round disc 2 small paint brushes Shortening (Crisco) Clear alcohol 2 wooden knitting needles Cornstarch Brown food gel color White rolled fondant icing 3 gel food colors of your choice for the balls of yarn What are you most proud of? It's my first attempt at a knitting cake, and it's probably one of the most realistic cakes I've ever made. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't rush- allow plenty of time to get it done. I made it a few days in advance and took lots of breaks so the quality of the work wouldn't suffer. Sometimes I get so excited to see a project finished, I work too fast, and that's when the big mistakes tend to happen.

Q&A with Cake Notes

Horsey girls asked:
Awesome How do u do the balls
Cake Notes answered:
If you click on the link that says "How to Make a Knitting Basket Cake" it will tell you how
mechcraft701344 asked:
do you do this for more than a hobby Its just amazing. what an inspirational idea and you executed it with true artmanship.
Cake Notes answered:
Thank you!
Oatmeal48 asked:
Nice job! I'll have to try this one, I also have a friend who LOVES to knit, this would make her smile.
Cake Notes answered:
Thanks! Yes, your friend would love that.
corgiemom257985 asked:
What a great cake. You did a wonderful job, the backet looks so real so does the yarn. It is just spectacular.!!!!!!!!!!
Cake Notes answered:
Thanks so much!
robdob asked:
My mouth dropped and I had a wow moment when your cake showed up on the screen. Awesome job!!
Cake Notes answered:
Thanks for the kind words!

Skill Level

Advanced