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Coolest Star Birthday Cake

My cousin’s wife was having a black and white themed 40th. The bottom layer of the Homemade Star Birthday Cake is a lemon Madeira cake with lemon curd filling. The top is a vanilla and jam. I used white sugar paste to cover over a layer of butter cream. I used black sugarpaste for the letters, using a tappit letter cutter.

The star topper I made about a week before using black sugar paste mixed with gum tragacanth, and the same for the white stars, I used three different size star cutters. I inserted them onto the silver florist wires with a little edible glue on the end of the wire. I left them to dry flat, then arranged them into a posy securing with florist tape and placing into a posy pick, which was popped into the top cake on the night.

I sprinkled the cake with white edible glitter.

2 thoughts on “Coolest Star Birthday Cake”

  1. You did a marvelous job here. I was just searching for ideas for a black-and-white theme cake and saw this piece. Very meticulously done I must say. Great job.


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