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Mermaid cake

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Mermaid Barbie cake

Created in this Craftsy class

Modern Buttercream taught by Joshua John Russell

Cut, level, fill and crumb coat your layers like a professional then learn Joshua John Russell's trade secrets for a beautiful buttercream finish for free!

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Cake Decorating
wedding cake
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Category Cake Decorating
Material Buttercream
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Buttercream frosting, marshmallow fondant, chocolate cake, whipped cream and strawberry filling, white chocolate candy melts, luster dust, graham crackers, sanding sugar

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What are you most proud of? I LOVED the way the mermaid tails shimmered after using the luster dust! I used on the candies, too! I also "built" the tail out of cake crumbs (like cake pops) then layered scales over that to create the 3D effect!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep the house COOL or be ready for several trips to the freezer! Make fondant, frosting and candies ahead of time.

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I bet Ken is happy!

07/02/2013 Flag


07/03/2013 Flag

Well don Rizkymom.

01/29/2015 Flag