Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Cake, buttercream and fondant What are you most proud of? I really like the way my zebra stripes turned out. What advice would you give someone starting this project? You can't really go wrong with zebra stripes. Just roll out your black fondant and use a pizza cutter to create stripes. I use rolled up paper towel pieces inside the ribbon until it dries.