How Would You Do This Cake

Decorating By kristykgs Updated 19 Jun 2008 , 2:36am by kristykgs

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kristykgs Posted 18 Jun 2008 , 10:13pm
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Before I take this job, I wanted everyone's opinion on how they would do this cake. I have this idea in my head, but being a very inexperienced baker, sometimes my ideas don't work.

This is going to be a 3D cake, looking down at an open tulip. Color doesn't matter, this is just a picture I found. Not so much of the stem either. Could just be the petals with a few leaves around it.

My idea was to do a 1/2 ball cake (because it already has the curve), then do the fondant petals big enough to fit around the cake. My problem I see is that the portion of the fondant petals that will be above the cake have not support and will fall.


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jessi01 Posted 18 Jun 2008 , 10:33pm
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what if you make the petals with gumpaste? that way they will be dry and won't bend on you?? I'm not real positive on this one but It's an idea!

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Tona Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 1:08am
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Use gumpaste to do the tullip you can get tullip cutters from global sugar art.

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kristykgs Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 2:36am
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Thanks for your help. I'm not sure if I'm going to take this job since I'm so inexperienced with 3D cakes and the fact that I would only have about 1 week. She just asked me about it yesterday. I will have to decide by tomorrow and let her know.

Thanks again. This is such a great site!!!

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