The Letter I

I Baking and Culinary Terms Alphabet Blogging Challenge

I is for inlay. In both of the examples shown below, an inlay effect is used to decorate a dessert. Learn more about the A-Z April Blogging Challenge here.

Impressionist Cake

This is the story of how I went to France, became an impressionistic cake artist, was disatisfied with my work, and nearly cut my ear off.

No wait…this is the story of how I made a portrait cake by extruding bold colors of modeling chocolate, inlaying them into a plaque, and lighting the face on fire.

Impressonist Cake Modeling Chocolate


Inlay Effect in Royal Icing

Inlay Royal Icing

Above, I’ve executed a different style of inlay effect using royal icing on the roof of a gingerbread house in the Winter Gingerbread Village.


J Baking and Culinary Terms Alphabet Blogging Challenge

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The Letter I — 5 Comments

  1. I love your impressionist cake, fantastic!!
    I is for Ice cream cone cake!!! I’m so loving this exercise. I didn’t get a chance to read the books yet but can’t wait!!