Need Ideas For This Complicated Design

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PastryChefAnnie Posted 18 Jun 2013 , 3:35am
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AI have a client that wants a purple zebra, quarter sheet cake with a 6-inch round on top that is pink leapord. She wants Happy Birthday on it also. I wasn't planning on doing it with fondant. (She's not paying for fondant). I have racked my brain but just can't figure out how to do this. Is this even possible?

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Tasha1980 Posted 18 Jun 2013 , 4:11am
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Do you have an airbrush machine? that may help but if you google buttercream zebra print cakes you can get an idea as to what others have done. here's a couple I found... remember these are just for ideas you can do it any way you like icon_biggrin.gif



Would the cost cover a little fondant, here's a cake on CC that use both buttercream and fondant

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BayBeecakes7 Posted 18 Jun 2013 , 4:18am
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It Sure is! :) iv done both zebra and leapord print in BC icing! see the pics!


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kearniesue Posted 18 Jun 2013 , 6:15pm
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You could do it basically the same as the camo tutoial on the home page right now.

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Cakepro Posted 19 Jun 2013 , 2:27am
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Of course it's possible...and quite easy. icon_smile.gif


Simply do your zebra stripes in black fondant on purple BC (or whatever the color scheme is) and hand paint the leopard print on crusted BC for the 6" round.  I am not a fan of zebra stripes done in BC because they do not look as clean and sharp as zebra stripes cut out of fondant, and you shouldn't feel the need to charge her extra for using a plum-size ball of black fondant (if that) on the quarter-sheet for the zebra print.  I do zebra print quarter-sheets with mind-numbing frequency.

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PastryChefAnnie Posted 19 Jun 2013 , 3:16am
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AThank you all so much for your help!

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