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Topic: cake batter decoration: game of thrones & wolverine  (Read 4852 times)
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« on: July 21, 2013 09:18:23 PM »

id wanted to try out this method for ages (finaly got round to using my piping bag i got for christmas too... Embarrassed )
i was surprised how well the design holds as the lines particularly on the wolverine cake were quite thin (cone size: 0 ). unfortunantly i managed catch the edge of the rack when i moved the cake and it cracked across the middle. So gutted!





oh well...if ever there was an excuse to try this again... Wink
i went for a black and white design because i only had black and red food colouring (im not much of a baker) both claimed they were not 'bake stable'. this was indeed the case with the red (it went brown) but the black was clearly lying Grin

the house stark version came out crack free...until i put the candles in Roll Eyes
i know it would have looked better with white chocolate icing but i didnt have any and i couldnt bear the thought of my chocolate cake without chocolate Embarrassed





really easy technique, i had fun doing this  Smiley deffinatly one to experiment with. maybe colour next time...

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« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2013 04:40:01 AM »

wow this is totally nuts! So how exactly did you do this? I am scratching my head trying to figure it out, never seen anything like this before!
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« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2013 06:49:04 AM »

What?!  That's cake?!  You are amazing!
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« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2013 08:07:15 AM »

This is brilliant!  How did you do it?
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« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2013 08:50:31 AM »

Wait! Whaaat? These are amazing (as in they rock)! Your lines are so crisp and neat! I cannot wrap my head around how you got the cake batter to cooperate and not "move" (expand) while baking and distort your drawings! Please share how you did this technique Cheesy (And btw, they look super delicious, too ^_~)
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« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2013 12:20:19 PM »

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« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2013 12:43:34 PM »

I, too, do not understand but am still super impressed!
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« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2013 09:17:07 PM »

thank you Smiley

there are a couple of tutorials floating around. this was the one i came across: http://bestfriendsforfrosting.com/2012/09/how-to-make-a-halloween-decorated-cake-roll/
 you pipe one colour then freeze then pipe another .... you may want to mix up an extra batch unless you very good at guessing exactly how much of each color you will use (i wasnt so there was a bit of wasteage Undecided )
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« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2013 08:26:34 AM »

good idea i wonder if brownies and cookies would work Grin
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« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2013 01:03:43 PM »

Thanks for the link Maxxev!! I want to try this technique out soooo much! <3
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« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2013 09:12:59 PM »

Wolverine is brilliant! Very cool to see a new technique!
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« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2013 10:08:46 AM »

@maxxev once again, you're amazing !
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« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2013 07:36:18 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen to be a Featured Project!
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« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2013 12:23:55 PM »

Those are so neat! I love the Stark-cake.

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« Reply #15 on: August 03, 2013 01:34:40 PM »

Wow - that is a super shame almost that something that looks so fantastic is so ephemeral - gone in a bite!
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« Reply #16 on: August 04, 2013 01:59:02 AM »

Thats amazing.  I would love it because I don't like frosting so that would make the perfect cake Wink
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« Reply #17 on: August 04, 2013 09:20:00 PM »

thank you  Smiley

Thats amazing.  I would love it because I don't like frosting so that would make the perfect cake Wink
thanks Smiley
i hate fondant and royal icing (im not keen on marzipan on cakes either) so i just used buttercream in the center and around the sides. this style of cake does go stale quicker than one that is completely covered though  Undecided (but then it took me ad my o/h over a week and a half to devour it. if you have a few more people to help you eat it this wouldnt be a problem. covering the top and any cut sections will clingfilm helps Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2013 02:42:38 PM »

THAT IS AWESOME!  Grin i want to do that for my birthday!
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