Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Present Birthday Cake

Here is my fondant version of Richard Festen's Gift Wrap Striped cake.
Working with modelling chocolate requires a really cool room and with Sydney's humid climate in a non-airconditioned house, I will just end up with messy melted chocolate.
Instead I used a patterned mat to created the striped look and folded the fondant like a gift wrap and used bright red fondant to create the ribbon and bow.

I love this and it is so simpe yet elegant. 

This cake was actually for my nephew. I showed him the cake I made from Richard Festen's course and he loved it but he requested red and white to represent the colours of his favourite rugby league team.

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