Hoogendoorn. I’m from the Netherlands and I’m the owner of www.theMouldshop.com. You might guess why I sell moulds? It’s because I LOVE moulds! And
Katy Sue Design moulds are absolutely fabulous to work with! I’m so very proud
and honoured to be part of the Design Team… Now then, I created this
Christmas cake not so very long ago and let me tell you how I did that:
you will need:
you do it:
you’re used to. Let the fondant dry. Put some EdAble Art Iced Orange powder
colour in a small bowl, don’t be cheap with it. Now take your wide brush and make sure
it’s thoroughly filled with icy orange powder.
Colour your cake with round movements. Just keep adding Iced Orange
until your cake is completely and evenly coloured.
on the side of the cake:
Designs Christmas Baubles
Designs Christmas Small Bells
Designs Holly Trio
gel Ivory (and optional Wilton Golden Yellow)
Dust Cream Pearl
think the colour is right, not too light, but definitely not too dark. If you
like you can add a very small amount of Wilton Golden Yellow as well.
decorations at once , even for the card and the letters that go on top. This
way you won’t end up with decorations that are different colours! That would be a
pity after all your hard work.
tap it upside down on your workspace to remove any excess cornflower. Make a
small ball of your fondant and roll it between the palms of your hand to prevent any cracks. Push the ball into your mould and
fondant is sticky use a small piece of food safe plastic to cover your finger. If
your fondant ball was too big, use a palette knife to cut away any excess fondant.
Always cut from the middle to the edge of your decoration. Otherwise you may
remove your decoration from the mould prematurely.
your decoration falls gently on your workspace. Repeat this process until you
have enough Baubles, Holly in 2 different sizes and Christmas Bells in 2
different sizes to cover the complete side of your cake. To finish your decorations dust them with
Cream Pearl Colour Dust using a wide brush. Be careful, don’t overdo it. Now take
the smaller brush and dust the holly leaves with Iced pine and the berries with
Iced Orange. Use some edible glue to immediately stick the decorations to the
cake. If you leave them to dry first they won’t follow the curve in your cake
Designs Manuscript Alphabet
Fondant , white,
Coloured with Wilton Ivory
dust Cream Pearl
you do it:
decorations, only you strengthen the fondant with some Tylo powder and you
leave the letters to dry at least 24 hours before you glue them onto your cake
with some cornflower and tap any excess out. Roll out a piece of fondant and
put over your mould. Use your finger to push it in. Cut any excess fondant with
the palette knife. Even the back of your edible card by rolling over it with your
rolling pin. Make sure the edges are neat before you empty your mould. Leave to
dry completely for at least 24 hours.
template that’s approximately 13×15 cm. Roll
out another piece of fondant and cut out the template. Fold and leave to dry
(24 hours) on top of your template which is fold as well. If the fondant is to
heavy use some tape to prevent the template from falling flat on your working
space. Just tape the two ends together with 3 or 4 centimetres in between.
course there is also a very nice video in which Katy Sue Designs shows you how
to work with the Edible Card mould. Check it out here:
normal paper if you’re not planning to eat the card) and cut it out. Use some
edible glue or piping gel to glue it in its place.
TopTip: check out our website for some free downloadable
examples, the image on this cake is among them:
Colour dust. Concentrate on the higher portions of the card like the bells, so
don’t dust excessively on the lower bits. Again, use the Iced Pine to dust the
holly leaves lightly and the Iced Orange for dusting the berries.
gel to glue your card to its holder and put on top of your cake. Now you’re
done! Enjoy all the OHHHHHH’s and AHHHHHH’s at your Christmas dinner ;)!