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Decorating By unknownturtle Updated 21 Mar 2013 , 12:12am by cakeyouverymuch

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unknownturtle Posted 20 Mar 2013 , 6:14pm
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AHello I'm new to thinks like this and I need help I'm making a cake for my friend it's going to a straw hat cake (one piece straw hat ) and I was wondering how I could make it look like it ? Please help

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-K8memphis Posted 20 Mar 2013 , 6:23pm
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you could pipe it in a basket weave pattern

 

or you could press a texture mat against fondant to get the straw looking hat surface

 

or you could use a paring knife to make hatch marks on either buttercream or fondant to get that look

 

then when you color over it it will take on the appreance of straw

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remnant3333 Posted 20 Mar 2013 , 6:30pm
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Hello. Here is a video from you tube showing how to pipe basket weave. Good luck.

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DeliciousDesserts Posted 20 Mar 2013 , 7:19pm
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ACakeyouVeryMuch,

That at is just awesome!

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cakeyouverymuch Posted 20 Mar 2013 , 7:32pm
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Thank you.  I was always kind of sad that this particular cake didn't garner any comment when I first posted it.  Probably had more to do with when I posted it.

 

Again, thank you for your comment.

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DeliciousDesserts Posted 20 Mar 2013 , 9:52pm
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Probably had more to do with when I posted it.

So this! I was just talking about that the other day. I once posted a cake that was gone in less than a minute. No one ever even saw it.

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unknownturtle Posted 21 Mar 2013 , 12:02am
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AThank you everyone for your help but I failed at it and its to late thanks any way :)

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-K8memphis Posted 21 Mar 2013 , 12:11am
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Thank you everyone for your help but I failed at it and its to late thanks any way icon_smile.gif

 

well you'll be all set for next time!!!

 

you didn't seem to have much time there

 

sorry it didn't work out

 

all we can do is our best ;)

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cakeyouverymuch Posted 21 Mar 2013 , 12:12am
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Thank you everyone for your help but I failed at it and its to late thanks any way icon_smile.gif

 

Perhaps ask for help a little earlier next time. icon_wink.gif

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