How Do I Make This Purse?

Decorating By Meghan1010 Updated 10 Mar 2010 , 7:19pm by malene541

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Meghan1010 Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 6:49pm
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We are making our first purse cake??? Can anyone give insight/help on how we go about doing this??? Thanks.... icon_smile.gif
I've attached a picture.

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SPCC Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 11:05pm
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I would use a loaf pan. then ice it and do the decorations. do the decorations in fondant. ie gold and brown

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sweettooth622 Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 3:28am
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The purse cake I made is similar in shape and I used a loaf pan. (it's in my pics). I stacked 2 on top of eachother and then rounded off the top corners a bit by carving & then covered in fondant. I was totally intimidated to try & make a purse cake, but it turned out that the purse was the easiest part of that cake!

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ivymeister Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 7:11pm
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That picture looks like everything is buttercream except the trim of the purse? I also want to try to make a purse cake for my friend for her birthday but I want it to be buttercream and not fondant. I've been searching up and down the forums too!

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malene541 Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 7:19pm
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Instead of a loaf pan I baked a rectangle pan then cut it so I had three layers to stack up. I was also able to have the bottom piece slightly larger than the top piece so I had very little cake to cut and throw out. Here is a pic of the one I did, hope this all makes sense!! Good luck and of course we would love to see it when you done!!

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