What Color Gels Would You Use To Achieve This Cake?

Decorating By sweettreat101 Updated 22 May 2011 , 10:31pm by wildflowercakes

sweettreat101 Posted 22 May 2011 , 9:40pm
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She wants butter cream not fondant so I can't figure out how to achieve the shading on the top tier. Any suggestions greatly appreciated. She also wants only 30 servings but a two tier cake what size cakes would you recommend? Thank you

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sweettreat101 Posted 22 May 2011 , 9:54pm
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Sorry forgot to post the picture. http://s4.hubimg.com/u/2817651_f520.jpg

pastrygirls Posted 22 May 2011 , 9:57pm
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i would do a 6 and 9 inch cake. i think your best bet is to airbrush. thats the only way you're going to get that coloring on buttercream.

LKing12 Posted 22 May 2011 , 10:04pm
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I agree that this looks like an air brush oversprayed top layer.

sweettreat101 Posted 22 May 2011 , 10:18pm
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I don't use an airbrush on my cakes. Do you have any other ideas on what I could do. Even another decorating idea for the top tier would be great.

sweettreat101 Posted 22 May 2011 , 10:21pm
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Anyone have a clue on how to achieve the bamboo?

wildflowercakes Posted 22 May 2011 , 10:31pm
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I've seen edible spray paint at the local cake supply shop. Do they have anything like that where you are? Sorry don't have a clue about the bamboo

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