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Pirate Birthday Cake

Pirate Birthday Cake

...  design on the cake, you’re going to use what’s called a gel transfer which means you pre-draw your design on parchment paper, make an outline with clear piping gel and then transfer it to your cake. This will help eliminate mistakes and ensure a well planned and placed design on your cake. Get a sheet of parchment paper and trace out a picture of the medallion that you have printed out from Google images. Set this design aside for now. Preparing Your Icing: To make this cake, you need two icing colors…black and gold (or yellowish gold). It’s not easy to make those colors perfectly, but I’ve got some decent options for you. For the black, start with chocolate icing and added black coloring gel as you can see in the picture on the left. The darker the cocao you use for your chocolate icing, the darker the result will be. Then, for the gold color, start with white icing. Add yellow coloring gel and then double the amount of brown coloring gel to get a golden color. It’s not ...

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