How do I make white & black fondant look like a tiger? I see lots of pictures of those cakes on CakeCentral, but I'm not sure how to do it. Please help. This is for this coming Friday!
When I think of a white tiger, I think of a zebra. Does it have a similar look because I haven't seen a white tiger cake? When tiger comes to mind, I picture stripes with some different shades of grays along with the black.
yes, YOU ARE CORRECT. i GUESS i'M THINKING ZEBRA, BUT THE STRIPES ARE NOT STRAIGHT; THEY'RE CURVY AND MAYBE 2-3 INCHES.
I just made a zebra print cake for a bachlorette party this past weekend, and I tried a few different methods. I really didn't want to just stick the stripes on because I wanted it to look like it was part of the white fondant. Anywho, I tried laying the stripes on the white fondant and using my roller to press them into the white....and that didn't really work . I saw that techniques used somewhere, but I can't recall now. They did it on a much smaller piece....I was trying to cover a 9" cake. I don't know what I was thinking.
So I went to Michaels in search of something to use to cut the stripes, and I ended up buying a clay cutter for $4.99. It's a small instrument (about 6 inches long, and half an inch tall) with a very sharp edge. It is also bedable, so you can cut round corners or staright edges. So I just rolled out a very thin sheet of black fondant, and started cutting at different widths/angles. When I put the stripes onto the white fondant, I tried to curl them a bit so that it wouldn't look so rigid. Everyone at the party loved the cake, I think I could've done a little better.
You can see it under my photos. Just be careful when sticking black fondant onto the white because one mistake will leave you with a nasty, black, cloudy stain.
Best of luck!
Well, you can cut out black fondant strips randomly with your pizza cutter (with your desired shapes) and just place it onto your white fondanted cake.
I GUESS THAT'S THE ONLY WAY TO DO IT. i WAS HOPING FOR SOMETHING THAT WOULD MAKE THE STRIPES LOOK MORE 'INTEGRATED' INTO THE SKIN (FONDANT)
Hmm, to do so, you can cut the strips of black fondant, and you basically lay it on top of a white flattened fondant and then roll it. Not sure if I am making any sense but can you picture it?
I WILL CERTAINLY EXPERIMENT WITH BOTH METHODS. THANKS EVERYONE!