Advice On Westie Topper For A Cake

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cheekypinksmurf Posted 4 Apr 2014 , 5:50pm
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Hi All,


My bf's stepmum is 50 soon and I am tasked with making her a westie cake.


I tried to do a sculpted cake which I knew would be ambitious so did a trial run. It didn't really work how i wanted it to so instead of putting myself under pressure I have decided to do a square cake with a topper (probably as a present style thing).


Can I ask how you would do this topper, as it has alot of detail:


I assume it would be pure fondant then use a garlic press/potato ricer to make the fondant on top look this way? Or is the base made with rkt then covered in fondant?


Or I was thinking of doing a sofa with the dogs on it like this (without the person), would the sofa be rkt?:



Thank you for any advice, I will be crediting anyone's ideas I take things from. Really appreciated!

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