How Do I Make This Ruffled Cake?

Decorating By starshinr Updated 11 Apr 2013 , 9:35pm by woozy

starshinr Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 6:25pm
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Has anyone tried a caked like this?  I can't tell whether it's buttercream or fondant?

 

 

 

 

 

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ShannonDavie Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 7:48pm
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I haven't tried it myself but it looks like fondant to me. I found this tutorial which isn't exactly the same but looks like a similar concept. 

 

http://rosebakes.com/pink-ruffles-cake-with-a-blue-bow/

DeniseNH Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 7:56pm
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Yes, I too think it's fondant.  But what the heck are all those hair lines at the base?

woozy Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 9:35pm
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Some cakes are so close to the line, it's hard to tell, but I believe that cake is buttercream by a skilled operator, done with a tip.

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