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BESIDE THE SEASIDE CAKE

This fun bucket and spade cake by Zoe Burmester from Sugar Street Studios (www.sugarstreetstudios.com) is an easy shape to carve – great for those new to cake carving!

SEASONAL

TECHNIQUES

CAKE CARVING, USING CUTTERS, MODELLING, COVERING A CAKE WITH SUGARPASTE, USING WAFER PAPER

YOU WILL NEED

FOR THE CAKE

• round filled, sponge cakes: 2 x 15cm (6in) x 8cm (3in) deep

• approximately 1kg (2lb 2oz) ganache

TO DECORATE

• sugarpaste: white (400g (14oz) coloured to sand colour, 800g (1lb 8oz) turquoise, 300g (10½oz) lime (I used The Sugar Paste™)

• Sugarflair Paste: honey gold

• Magic Colours Pro Gels: turquoise, blue, neon green, neon yellow, red, orange, chocolate brown, black

• tylose powder

• vegetable shortening (such as Trex)

• rejuvenator spirit or alcohol

• spectrum flow shell and shine or edible glaze spray

• edible glue

• piping gel

• 1 x A4 sheet wafer paper: patterned or plain

• small handful of white candy melts

• 250g (9oz) modelling paste or modelling chocolate: white

• crushed digestive biscuits

EQUIPMENT

• 1 x round cake drum 28cm (11in)

• length of coordinating ribbon for above board

• 15cm (6in) cake card

• 10cm (4in) cake card

• scalpel

• cake smoother

• smooth rolling pin: large & small

• self healing mat

• assorted food safe brushes

• mixing palette for dusts

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This issue we've focused on the shiny stuff, sharing step-by-step modern metallic projects plus the golden rules for achieving the on-trend look at home. It's packed with summer themed projects, plus cakes and bakes for weddings, birthdays, kids and more. Learn how to get the perfect shapes when using moulds, plus find out the best ways to write a message onto a cake. Don't miss the chance to win a 2-day Rosalind Miller masterclass worth £450 – get your copy now!