Lambeth Style cake how to?

Decorating By Rocketgirl899 Updated 18 Feb 2009 , 6:51pm by bobwonderbuns

Rocketgirl899 Posted 17 Feb 2009 , 4:37am
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I wanna make the below cake. I have never done this kinda of piping before I I might do some things in fondant. I guess its called lambeth piping?

Does anyone know a good book that shows how to do this? Even wilton? Something? If you have pictures that would be great (i am a visual learner icon_smile.gif
I emailed the creator of this cake but didn't see any posts and thought someone might know whats going on icon_smile.gif
TIA.

Cake by Gefion
LL

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rocketmom1985 Posted 17 Feb 2009 , 5:11am
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The Well Decorated Cake by Toba Garrett has info on this...don't have it in front of me, but what I see in the picture is in her book.

HTH

Gefion Posted 17 Feb 2009 , 10:15am
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Unfortunately Toba Garrets book does not have info on the techniques I used on this cake - she writes something about lambeth, but the shown techniques in the book are not so lambeth-y that I would go purchase the book for the sake of learning it.

Eliza Posted 17 Feb 2009 , 10:15am
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Take a look at these:

http://www.americancakedecorating.com/slice/01-06/Lambeth/index.htm

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-21538-lambeth.html

Hope it will help you.

JanH Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 5:35pm
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Lambeth method cake decorating book:

http://cgi.ebay.com/LAMBETH-Method-of-Cake-Decoration-Practical-Pastries_W0QQitemZ150327602291QQcmdZViewItemQQptZAU_Non_Fiction_Books_2?hash=item150327602291&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C240%3A1318%7C301%3A1%7C293%3A1%7C294%3A50

HTH

prterrell Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 6:19pm
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Lambeth, as you can see in the pic you posted, is a lot of piping, string work, and overpiping. I suggest getting a cake dummy and practice your piping skills on it.

ibmoser Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 6:37pm
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Just gotta say - gorgeous cake!

bobwonderbuns Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 6:51pm
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The lady that did the first cake posted in this thread, her name is sif. Here's her website: http://www.gefjonsdottir.com/ She has a gallery full of Lambeth-style cakes and a number of tutorials on how to do this technique as well. Hope that helps some! icon_biggrin.gif

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