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« on: May 16, 2010 04:27:12 PM »

I'm making a friend's wedding cake in a couple weeks and I thought I'd play with fondant. The little cake is white cake with buttercream filling and fondant icing. The piping is coloured chocolate buttercream. The larger cake is a fake 8 inch with fondant and the top is a white cake with buttercream filling and fondant icing. I had ribbon around and used white buttercream piping. To pipe the buttercream I used freezer bags and cut a tip from the corner.  When I make the wedding cake I'll use a proper piping back.  Practice makes perfect, so the actual cake should look fab!

the side

the top

the little version, wanted to see if I could get a true black, even with starting with chocolate buttercream to pipe, it still looks metallic

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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2010 07:12:07 AM »

Very pretty.  The fondant is so smooth! and I love the ribbon.

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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2010 08:49:29 AM »


yammy yammy..

works over the cake is too good

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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2010 10:45:01 AM »

I hope my first attempt with fondant looks like this!  Roll Eyes  Excellent work!  Grin

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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2010 02:13:21 PM »

Excellent job, it looks great! Cheesy Could I suggest playing around with royal icing instead of buttercream for the piping? Royal dries out more, so there's never the worry of the piping melting off or getting ruined if the cake is bumped.  Smiley Good luck!

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« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2010 10:41:07 PM »

It looks like. A fondant is the basics of all cakes presentations. But I used to play it in wedding anniversaries. It is fun and I do love it.

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