Chef_Stef Posted 16 Jan 2009 , 9:43pm
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Dang. I changed my screen name and now I'm having trouble access my posts or photos. I'm waiting for it to be fixed, but until then, here's what I did this morning....

It's a dummy for display at a wedding event coming up. Along with the very modern ones fondant cakes planning, I decided to throw in an all-white, all-BC piped cake that I designed.

I always work with IMBC, but this was done with straight crisco and powdered sugar, and I really HATE working with it. I have a whole new appreciation for people who work with standard BC, because I felt like it was so...grainy. BLEH I'm more or less pleased with how it turned out, all in all.

The whole cake, from mixing the icing to taking the photo, took 3 hours, 5 minutes. Yes, I timed it. icon_smile.gif
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neecerator Posted 16 Jan 2009 , 9:46pm
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Just stunning! I'll have to check out that IMBC recipe too.

cupcakemkr Posted 16 Jan 2009 , 9:53pm
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Great cake Stef.
3.5 hours is good time!

Susie53 Posted 16 Jan 2009 , 10:05pm
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That is one beautiful cake! Good timing on decorating it too!

jammjenks Posted 16 Jan 2009 , 10:09pm
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I think you'll get good responses from it at the show. While lots of brides are going for the less-is-more look with little piping, still lots of people still like all the frufru and buttercream decorations. I would be very pleased to have this cake at my reception. It would have taken me longer than 3 hrs to do this though.

Chef_Stef Posted 16 Jan 2009 , 11:04pm
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Thanks!

I did manage to get it to upload in my Photos, but I can't VIEW my photos, for some reason. How frustrating.

It's growing on me; the more I look at it, the more I like it. I may still fix a blip in one border that's bugging me, though... icon_smile.gif

ibmoser Posted 17 Jan 2009 , 5:46pm
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Beautiful! That would take me 3.5 days icon_lol.gif

redhare Posted 17 Jan 2009 , 5:55pm
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wow that is stunning!!!! But man in 3.5 hours you ROCk! I spent that amount of time w/ my lil ol cakes you are at like lightening speed!

Ruth0209 Posted 17 Jan 2009 , 6:03pm
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I'm dazzled. That'd take me about 20 hours to make! It's beautiful.

cylstrial Posted 17 Jan 2009 , 11:53pm

Dang girl! You sure are quick! Beautiful cake!!

sugarwishes Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 3:49am

WOW I can't believe that took only 3 hours icon_eek.gif its so beautiful!!!!

tonicake Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 4:09am

I'm inspired! Beautiful work.

liapsim Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 4:14am

Great job...really beautiful!

cvoges Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 4:25am

Your cake is simply lovely. I can't imagine completing such a piece in 3 hours. Amazing.

katykat5 Posted 15 Feb 2013 , 9:57pm

AThat us beautiful. Wat a gift you have to do such beautiful work!

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