Goldfish Cake

 

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Skill Level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 7
Decoration Time: 2 Hours
  • 10″(25cm) Square rich fruit cakes
  • 16″ Round cake drum
  • 1.1kg White marzipan
  • 1Kg White covering paste
  • 1Kg Black sugarpaste
  • 20g White sugarpaste
  • 1.4m Black ribbon (15mm thick)
  • Apricot jam
  • Lustre – Pearlescent white and Light gold
  • PME Glaze
  • Kopykake airbrush colours: flesh, orange, red and gold
  • Airbrush
  • Rolling Pin large
  • Pallet knife
  • Smoothers
  • Prit Stick
  • Pastry brush
  • Small round cutters (2cm)
  • PME tools
  • Sharp knife

This design includes the first use of a carved rich fruit cake on the Online Courses and also shows the difference using the airbrush can make over painting or using coloured sugarpaste.

While out looking at the villa in Malaga the owner knew Paul made cakes and when he was showing his outside pond which was rich in his prized goldfish he said that he didn't want any ending up as 'fish cakes'.
Finding out that his birthday was coming up Paul took the opportunity to create the Goldfish cake.

You can use paints or coloured sugarpaste, but this design is especially suited to the way the airbrush can merge colours to great effect.

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 160,000+ students.  
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