This bust was created freehand from pound cake and buttercream icing.
This bust was created freehand from pound cake and buttercream icing for the King Tut exhibit that toured the United States some years back.
This cake sculpture was created for the 1976 World Culinary Olympics in Frankfurt, Germany. It was made of pound cake and buttercream icing. The judges used a probe to be sure it was not a real crab. This cake, along with other displays, won Roland Winbeckler two gold medals.
This turkey looks good enough to eat, for dessert that is.It was made of pound cake and buttercream icing.
In the South of the United States, chocolate groom's cakes are very popular at weddings. A former Texan was getting married in the Pacific Northwest and wanted a groom's cake. This simulated Lambeth-style cake fit the bill with it's formal look and Texas flair. The Lambeth-style cake was made by piping one row of icing on top of another until a very dimensional look was achieved. Various shades of chocolate icing were used to decorate this cake.
Many Lambeth-style cakes have the characteristic bevels on the top and bottom. Another characteristic is the overpiping, that is, piping one row of icing on top of another until a very dimensional look is achieved. A cake like this is very time consuming. One border alone can take several hours to pipe.