Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Cake, buttercream, modeling chocolate What are you most proud of? I'm really proud of the carving of the cake. I wasn't as happy with how the pattern on the shell came out, and I almost liked it more before it was decorated, when it was just carved cake. She loved it, though. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Plan carefully, allow yourself a lot of time for the mosaic work.