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Cake decorating tricks to fool the eye

Erica Haines, owner and pastry chef at The Topping Couture Cakes, shares cake decorating techniques that fool the eye. From frosting “spaghetti” to “sand”, she shares her secrets for fun, imaginative cakes.

Spaghetti Cake

Make a layer cake and cover it with a crumb coat using white icing to give it a.

Using a piping bag with a small tip, pipe more frosting onto the cake. Use an even pressure to apply “noodles” all over the cake

Top with “meatballs” made from truffles coated in strawberry jelly. You may want to thin the jelly with a little bit of water so it runs on the cake.

You can grate some white chocolate on the top for your ‘cheese.”

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