Baby Shower Cake With Peapods

All decorations edible and made out of gumpaste. Customer wanted a woven hat on very top of cake with a cascade of ladybugs, sweetpeas, peapods, dragonfly(s), forget-me-nots.

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OMG! What a cute idea! I love the basketweave. Did you use that cool roller basketweave sleeve? Oh...I'm going to go check out the other pic of this now! Great job!! ;-D

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Thanks for wonderful comments. I made hat molding a dough of 75% gumpaste and 25% fondant over Wilton 5 inch ball mold(dusted heavily with cornstarch before placing dough on top of it). This got me the hat center. I used the PME 20" deep impression basketweave rolling pin to get weave design. When I purchased it, it was $40. After hat center dried, rolled out more dough, textured it, cut out a doughnut shape, place around outside of hat center, did small sponges placed under brim to get rippl...

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Thanks for wonderful comments. I made hat molding a dough of 75% gumpaste and 25% fondant over Wilton 5 inch ball mold(dusted heavily with cornstarch before placing dough on top of it). This got me the hat center. I used the PME 20" deep impression basketweave rolling pin to get weave design. When I purchased it, it was $40. After hat center dried, rolled out more dough, textured it, cut out a doughnut shape, place around outside of hat center, did small sponges placed under brim to get rippl...

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OMG! What a cute idea! I love the basketweave. Did you use that cool roller basketweave sleeve? Oh...I'm going to go check out the other pic of this now! Great job!! ;-D


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