Birch Bark Peeling Cake

Decorating By brookellaa Updated 23 May 2014 , 6:47pm by LeanneW

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brookellaa Posted 8 May 2014 , 7:36pm
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Hey everyone!

I have a bride who wants this cake:

I can't tell if this is buttercream or fondant. I know how to do the cake with fondant, but I have no idea how to make it look like it is peeling. I have looked for tutorials and tips, but none of them seem to explain how to make it peel.

Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks so much!

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MartieG Posted 21 May 2014 , 7:00pm
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Studying the picture, I'd say it's buttercream roughly put on then marked with a fondant tool to make the small slashes around each layer then those are painted brown.  Same with the heart and initials.


I know this isn't instructions per se, but that's what I'd do.



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FioreCakes Posted 21 May 2014 , 7:08pm
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It looks like fondant to me…and I think you would just make the fondant "peel". Act like the fondant it the layer of wood and peel it. 

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