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Sunday, January 30, 2011
A Walk on the Wild Side-- Gum Paste Stiletto Cake
So you should recognize the gum paste stiletto from my post earlier this month. :)
I had to strike a compromise, because while I was dying to use it on a cake, I didn't want to do anything to damage it since I'll be teaching a class on making that particular stiletto along with another one. So I didn't want to destroy my prototype.
So I made a cake that I could sit it on to take some pictures, and then carefully removed it. :)
The cake was covered in ivory fondant and then textured and hand dusted and painted to reflect the cheetah pattern on the stiletto. I finished it with some black fondant ribbons and a black magic gum paste rose.