Cake With Waterfall

Decorating By ElderBaker Updated 12 Jun 2010 , 2:24pm by ElderBaker

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ElderBaker Posted 10 Jun 2010 , 8:46pm
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for a cake with a tropical theme, how would I simulate a waterfall? I saw a picture of a cake with a blue jello-like waterfall cascading down the cake. how would I do that? Any suggestions?

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kitty122000 Posted 11 Jun 2010 , 3:16am
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for the waterfall I did on my jungle cake I used indydebi's buttercream and frosted the areas I wanted to be a part of the falls, then I used blue sparkles wilton piping gel over the top. I applied it with an angled spatula. then I dabs some more white buttercream to simulate foam at the base of the falls. I was really worried about how it would turn out, but it turned out really well and I was pleasantly surprised with how easy it was.

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mom2twogrlz Posted 11 Jun 2010 , 3:31am
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yep. piping gel. it works great.

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Mrs_Sparkles Posted 11 Jun 2010 , 7:12am
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For the cake I did, I put white fondant on the area that was meant to be water, and covered it with homemade piping gel coloured blue. At the bottom, I swirled a bit of silver coloured piping gel in the blue to simulate the froth.

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ElderBaker Posted 12 Jun 2010 , 2:24pm
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I've used piping gel for a golf course lake before - I wasn't sure it would adhere vertically to a three tier cake - I guess I thought it might slide down! I really like the blue sparke gel idea! Thanks for your help!

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