Finally, the sculpture is placed on top of a cake. Some of its most popular designs have been ketchup bottles (perfect for picnic occasions) and golf balls (for Father’s Day). The baby shoes featured here are a perfect addition to a baby shower cake.
“First, we cut a cardboard pattern for the design,” Monk says. “Then we build the structure with the petit fours, rounding it and shaping it and then pouring the fondant over the sculpture,” she says. “It adds dimension to the cake. Customers love it.”