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Giant sculpture of Roald Dahl's BFG (Big Friendly Giant) made out of Mr Kipling's Cakes

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Working in collaboration with Mr Kipling's brand, Michelle Wibowo of Michelle Sugar Art reveals the 3 meter tall (sitting down) or about 7 m tall when standing up a life-size giant sculpture of Big Friendly Giant (BFG) from one of the famous Roald Dahl's Children storybook.

The sculpture was covered with around 7500 individual Mr Kipling's cakes from 7 variety, the skin was made using Viennese Whirls, his trousers and top half are made from different types of Angel Slices, plus a few Bakewell tarts around the shirts.
Concept:
BFG Character in Roald Dahl book
The new range of Mr Kipling Cakes celebrating Roald Dahl's book, notice the BFG Sketch which later is transformed into 3D by Michelle


Mapping variety of Mr Kipling's cake to the surface of BFG
A small scale model created using polymer clay

Michelle was busy at work in her barn-converted studio

Getting BFG out from Michelle's workshop in the evening when the weather is cool
Transporting such giant sculpture…

Minecraft TNT Birthday Cake

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Minecraft TNT Birthday Cake
This weekend, I've made this birthday cake for a friend who is a big fan of Minecraft Computer Game. The cake is rather simple it's made of 2 layers of chocolate sponge cake with a generous amount of buttercream in between. 
The trickiest part of the project is to make sugar paste completely flat with sharp edges. If you wish to find out how to do this please do let me know and drop me a quick message.

How to create 3D hologram cake using iPad

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Michelle created 3D hologram cake using iPad and acrylic perspex sheet for 8 years old Aidan who is a trampoline champion. Check out the video below from Season 2 Episode 21 Extreme Cake Makers.





What you need:
Tablet such as an iPad.Clear Acrylic Perspex Sheet / plexiglass (you can get this from DIY Stores or Home improvement stores)Sponge CakesCake board / baseIcing Sugar Fondant / sugar paste

Steps to take :
1. Plan your design, here is an example of simple design.



2. Build the base for the iPad and layered of sponge cake around it.



tips: you can use old iPad boxe to elevate platform for iPad

3. Layer the sponge cake around the base



4. Capture the video,



tips: you can capture video directly on iPad, or using camera then transfer it to iPad, just make sure use the black background.

5. Place the iPad



6. Install acrylic perspex sheet  glass in an angle as shown



tips: test your video at this stage.

7. Enjoy!



Extreme Cake Makers Series 2 Broadcast Schedule

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Michelle is back on Extreme Cake Makers Series 2
On Air Episode Guide


Wednesday 31st January 2018  5:30pm - Series 2 Episode 13
Jellyfish Lantern Cake


Friday, 2nd February 2018 5:30pm  - Series 2 Episode 15
Wedding Dress Cake


Monday 12th February 2018 5:30 pm
Hologram Trampoline Cake


Tuesday 13th February 2018 5:30 pm
Flight Simulator Cake


Tuesday 20th February 2018 5:30pm
Elephant Teapot Cake




3D Building Cake for Brighton College

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Celebrating an opening of The Kai Yong Yeoh Building at Brighton College, Michelle of Michelle Sugar Art created this amazing 3D Building Cake which is exact scale model replica of the actual building itself.

The incredible architectural details were painstakingly created using sugar paste, the texture of the building were created using printed edible sugar paper.




CAE 70th Anniversary Flight Simulator Cake

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This year is the 70th Anniversary of CAE, a global flight training company headquartered in Montreal, Canada founded on Saint Patrick’s Day in 1947.

Celebrating this special event, one of the leading training centres based in Burgess Hill, West Sussex UK is organising a family event on Saturday, 9th September 2017. All employees and their family were invited for lunch, magic show, have a cake and chance to try impressive flight simulator training facilities.

Michelle Wibowo of Michelle Sugar Art was commissioned to create a unique cake for the centrepiece of the event.



After trying one of the flight simulators herself, Michelle came up with idea of having the cake in the shape of flight simulator. In order to show of the impressive cockpit, she decided to make a cut out so the cockpit itself become a focal point, complete with led light and working flight simulation screen by hiding an lcd monitor inside the structure.


Reaction to the cake
The cake weight almost 60kgs and here is how…

Haywards Heath 175th anniversary of the railway arrival - Extreme Cake Makers

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Check out behind the scene of Michelle creating a giant train cake for Haywards Heath 175th Anniversary of the arrival of the Railway in West Sussex. Watch today on Channel 4 UK at 5.30pm

Photos are courtesy of Laura Morgan