Continue reading...My Dad is due to turn 65 this year and rather than make him a cake that merely represented his age I thought I would create something fitting and fun to help celebrate his birthday!
That’s when I came up with Animal!
I’m making two cakes this week so in order to help prep in advance this one is actually a fruit cake.
Once baked and cooled, I covered the fruit cake in marzipan and white icing and then set about the arduous task of cutting the fur which looks like feathers (that was after the three deliveries of every pointed cutter known to man and a mix up with the icing!)
The icing colours I used for the fur are Ruby Red and Poppy Red Renshaws icing.
Fur/ Feathers: – In order to create the fur/feather like shape I used two of the largest cutters...