SunMamaof3 Posted 1 Jun 2009 , 9:53pm
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I do not do fondant... or do airbrush... so that leaves me with very limited resource is the BC Frosting... how can I create a cake to look like a tie dye with the frosting only...

Your help and suggestions would be greatly apprecaited...

Thanks!!!!!!

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KimAZ Posted 1 Jun 2009 , 10:55pm
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Hi,
I piped lines of buttercream in numerous colors in patterns on the cake. Then drug a toothpick through the lines to make it look kind of fanned out. Take a look at the picture to get an idea. I thought it looked pretty tie dyeish. icon_smile.gif

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crystalina1977 Posted 1 Jun 2009 , 10:59pm
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KimAZ has a good idea...if you made a bullseye type pattern with different colors you could drag in and out from the center circle to make a tie dye design. you could make different bullseye designs with different alternating colors all over the cake.

TBallad Posted 1 Jun 2009 , 11:19pm
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I love this - it looks great! Can't wait to try it out icon_smile.gif

sandykay Posted 2 Jun 2009 , 1:44am
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I know you said you don't do Fondant, but I did a tye dye using fondant, but I actually sponge painted it. Just a thought you could try it on a test to see if it'd work. I used Amiracolor liquid colors.

anabelz01 Posted 2 Jun 2009 , 7:49am
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Hi, There is a uk website for a company called David Cakes, he does a lot in buttercream and there are several examples of cakes that I think could easily pass as tie dye! The website is www.davidcakes.co.uk and here is an example of the sort of thing I am talking about! (By the way the website is way crazy.. takes a while to get through it all!) Hope it helps!
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n9udt Posted 20 Jun 2010 , 3:14am
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Its not butter cream but I did this for my son's Birthday today. Made it with home made fondant. Not only was it fun to make. It tasted great to!

michel30014 Posted 20 Jun 2010 , 7:07pm
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Such beautiful cakes that are posted in this link!! I will have to try the tie-dye look as I have also wondered how to do the tie dye effect!!

tesso Posted 20 Jun 2010 , 7:20pm
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okay.. click on galleries.. then click on search button. type tye-dye in the box and hit enter.. then enjoy the hundreds of photos of tye-dye cakes.. alot made with buttercream.

ddaigle Posted 22 Jun 2010 , 3:42pm

OMG....That David Cakes website gave me a headache! LOL...that is the busiest home page I've ever seen.

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