Queen's Diamond Jubilee Cake

queen diamond jubilee cake




This realistic cake was created by Michelle to celebrate 60 years of Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II's reign as well as the queen's official birthday on the 4th June 2012.

The Crown
Edible Sugar Paste covered with non toxic food glitters.

The Head
Sculpted Fruit Cake covered with marzipan, and Sugar Paste, painted and airbrushed with food colouring.

The Pedestal
Layered Vanilla Sponge Cake, with vanilla buttercream filling,  covered with Sugar Paste.

THE PROCESS

Armature (frame) is created using cake board and wood
Layered fruit cake for the head, carved & sculpted with Sugar Paste

Layered vanilla sponge for base, covered with Sugar Paste

Final details is hand painted and airbrushed with  food colouring.



After 40 hours it's done and delivered for the BBC Diamond Jubilee Concert in the Buckingham Palace. Watch the full story at the BBC One Show, 4th June at 18:30.

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