How To Make Mermaid Scales Out Of Buttercream

Baking By Kaye357 Updated 14 Mar 2017 , 7:22pm by TC123

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Kaye357 Posted 14 Mar 2017 , 2:09pm
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I am making a mermaid cake and the cake needs to look like mermaid scales....out of buttercream. Any suggestions how to achieve this?

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Goreti Posted 14 Mar 2017 , 3:27pm
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Paola__ Posted 14 Mar 2017 , 3:29pm
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Cake Style made her scales like flower petals. Here's the link:



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aldonza Posted 14 Mar 2017 , 4:08pm
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I use a leaf tip. Start at the bottom and overlap as you go up.

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leah_s Posted 14 Mar 2017 , 5:30pm
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I used a 104 for fish scales.


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TC123 Posted 14 Mar 2017 , 7:22pm
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My first thought was to use a leaf tip and overlap (like aldonza suggested). Best wishes with your cake!

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