Posted by jackie0970
Hello everyone. I have made this tutorial for anyone wanting to make a 2D horse head. Showing the stages of how to get the shape, crumb coat, how it looks with fondant on and the finished result.
List of Materials
- square cake tin, knife, edible pen(optional) spatula
I used a 10" square cake tin, to get the shape you can either cut with a knife free hand or use an edible marker pen first.
Cut the cake in half and fill with a filling of your choice. I used strawberry jam and Swiss meringue butter cream.
Apply a crumb coat, then place in the fridge for about 30mins, i then applied a second coat and put back in the fridge but this is down to preference not everyone does a second coat. Crumb coating is for catching the crumbs so they don`t go into the fondant, but also for your fondant to adhere to the cake.
Apply the fondant, eye and hair. I made the hair with a makins clay gun. http://www.makinsclay.com/US/eng/products/ultimate.htm.
Make straps with black fondant. I used a stitching wheel and then applied Confectioners glaze to make the straps look shiny.
Grass piping tip for the cake board.
Finished cake. Hope you all like it. I looked at a number of horses head cakes on Google, so if you have made one of these thank you as i probably studied it lol.
Another angle of the finished cake. Hope you liked the picture tutorial. Jackie Smith.