Diamond Patterns On Cakes

Decorating By Wandootie Updated 16 Jun 2005 , 12:22pm by Lisa

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Wandootie Posted 15 Jun 2005 , 7:41pm
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I was wondering if anyone could share information on how to get a diamond pattern on a cake (I see this most often on wedding cakes). I also see it sometimes with little pearls placed into the intersections of the diamonds. Are the pearls edible and if so, where can you get them?

I guess everyone can tell, I'm fairly new to cake decorating.

Any advise will be appreciated!


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mjones17 Posted 15 Jun 2005 , 7:49pm
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I am going to buy one of those knives you put joint compound on with to do my lines because there is no place near me that sells the mats.

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cakeconfections Posted 15 Jun 2005 , 8:06pm
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i acutally have a diamond impression matt that i use. Collette has a how to in one of her books where she uses a ruler and something to leave the lines.

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Darstus Posted 16 Jun 2005 , 5:06am
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I believe my impression mat for the diamond pattern came from Earlene Moore. You can go to her web site and see if it is there. I just did my first cake using it a month ago and it was GREAT!!!!


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bonnscakesAZ Posted 16 Jun 2005 , 6:24am
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I have a diamond impression mat. The best thing tho is they make these in metal. It's three diamonds on top of each other and it makes such great lines. I borrowed someones at a class. I need to get one.

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Lisa Posted 16 Jun 2005 , 12:22pm
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Here's a post on how to do it without the mat...


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