Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Homemade fondant, four tiers of cake. Hat brim is a cardboard cake round (6") covered in fondant. Gumpaste embellishments. What are you most proud of? I was particularly please with the childlike innocence expressed by this cake. My client loved it! It reminds me of so many of the vintage Frosty images seen in days gone by. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be afraid of the cake. The best tools you have are your own hands.