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How To Make A Buttercream Fault Line Cake & Party Animal Toppers

With Abi Mancktelow

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Join Abi and watch how she creates this fun Fault Line buttercream birthday cake decorated with adorable party animal sugar models. In this tutorial you will learn key skills on how to prepare a layered sponge cake with buttercream before attaching an edible printed design to the side of the cake in order to create a rough fault line effect edge. To finish the overall design, you will be shown step by step on how to make each of the fun characters: Hippo, Giraffe and Panda topped individually with their own little party hats perfect for celebrating an animal themed celebration cake. For more great techniques on how to make cute sugar animal models and create more stylish buttercream themed cakes, then check out our other videos below.

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