Flip Flop Strawberry Cake. The Flip Flop straps are made with wire and gum paste and them rolled with fondant and sprayed with pearlized spray. The cake was sprayed with pink on top and green on the bottom and the dots were painted on with concentrated food coloring. The Name on the cake was painted on too. The Sand was made with a mixture of brown sugar and powdered sugar. The shells were made with white chocolate and painted on to give it the realistic look. The crabs were made with gum paste and then sprayed to give them a real effect. This was a large cake.