Sculpted Cake Designs
Here are some of my custom sculpted cake designs with links to their associated tutorials, books and instructional videos.
3D Ancient Monuments Cake
This custom sculpted wedding cake was designed to look like replicas of ancient monuments including the Colosseum, the Parthenon, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. The bottom two tiers were frosted with smooth buttercream then decorated with modeling chocolate and piped chocolate. The top tier was made of gingerbread cookies and royal icing.
View more photos of this cake here:
3D Ancient Monuments Cake
3D Grand Piano Wedding Cake
This ivory grand piano wedding cake was wrapped in modeling chocolate and decorated with piped chocolate and gold dust. A link to access the free tutorial including instructions on how to build the raised stand with legs is below.
Read: Piano Cake Tutorial
3D Koi Fish Cake
This 3D sculpted kio fish cake was decorated in modeling chocolate, piped chocolate, and gumpaste.
Read: Koi Fish Cake Tutorial
3D Pig Cake
This 3D sculpted pig cake was decorated in modeling chocolate, chocolate glaze, chocolate buttercream, chocolate chip dirt and bonbons.
Read: 3D Pig Cake Tutorial
3D Motorbike Cake
This 3D sculpted motorbike birthday cake was decorated with modeling chocolate, chocolate glaze, chocolate buttercream, and chocolate chip dirt. It was finished with piped chocolate Happy Birthday cake writing.
Read the 3D Motorbike Tutorial
3D Car Cake
This 3D sculpted car cake was frosted with buttercream then decorated with modeling chocolate and the piped chocolate dripping effect. The wheels were dipped in chocolate glaze and the figurines were made from gumpaste.
Read: 3D Car Cake Tutorial
3D Ferry Boat Wedding Cake
This 3D sculpted wedding cake was designed to look like a ferry boat with American flags. It was frosted with smooth buttercream then decorated with modeling chocolate, piped chocolate, malt balls and Pepperidge Farm Pirouette Rolled Wafers.
Step-by-Step instructions can be found here: Ferry Boat Cake Tutorial
3D Hamburger Cake
This 3D sculpted hamburger cake was decorated with modeling chocolate lettuce, tomato, onions, and pickles, chocolate buttercream, and nuts.
Read: How to Make a 3D Burger Cake
Dia de los Muertos Cake
This dia de los Muertos 3D sculpted skull cake was frosted with smooth buttercream then decorated with modeling chocolate, fondant, piped chocolate, and whittled almond teeth.
Read: 3D Skull Cake Tutorial
3D Fish Face Cake
This 3D fish face cake was decorated with modeling chocolate and buttercream frosting.
Read the: 3D Fish Face Cake Tutorial
Zoo Animal Cupcakes
This baby zoo animal cupcakes were decorated with smooth chocolate and vanilla buttercream, modeling chocolate, and piped chocolate. Here are the links for the tutorials on elephants, duckies, giraffes, and lions.
Read the 4-PART Zoo Animal Cupcake Tutorial Series
3D Paintball Gun Cake
This 3D sculpted paintball gun cake was frosted in smooth buttercream, wrapped and decorated with modeling chocolate. It was then finished with a piped chocolate Happy Birthday inscription and gumballs in splattered pools of melted chocolate.
Get the Modeling Chocolate Recipes
3D Parking Meter Cake
This 3D sculpted parking meter cake was frosted with smooth buttercream, wrapped in modeling chocolate then decorated with piped chocolate trim, and piped chocolate inscription.
Read: Chocolate Cake Writing Tutorial
3D Artist’s Palette Cake
This 3D artist’s palette birthday cake was carved the frosted with smooth chocolate buttercream and dollops of colored buttercream. It was then decorated with sculpted modeling chocolate paintbrush/tubes of paint and finished with a piped chocolate Happy Birthday inscription.
Get the recipes: Smooth Buttercream Cake Frosting
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