Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Dark chocolate mud cake, white chocolate mud cake, dark fruit cake, polystyrene dummy layer, fondant, royal icing, metallic painting, silicone molds. What are you most proud of? I'm most proud of the way it all came together exactly as the bride wanted it and added another amazing element to her special day. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make the flowers well in advance, plan your time and be prepared to make a few changes on the run! The Modern Piping class was invaluable for tips and hints relating to stencil transfer, piping, metallic painting and adding embellishments.