Agate Geode Cake

I made this cake for a styled wedding shoot and am so beyond excited to have had it featured in American Cake Decorating this month!
I experimented endlessly with making these agate slices from homemade hard candy to achieve the custom colors I wanted to compliment the cake and color scheme. I was especially happy to have found a way to make hard candy in the microwave. Not only do I not love using the candy themerometer…but I broke it the last time I used it and keep forgetting to replace it ha! Maybe I won’t have to now.
I used the geode topper tutorial from Sugar Geek Show and painted them with gel color to look like deep jewel tones.
I used clusters of the agate chips to accent the cake rather than any flowers – though the way I placed them it’s meant to remind you of floral accents.
Hope you are as excited about the agate chips as I am! It was worth it having my entire kitchen covered in crushed hard candy for a week strait of experimenting! thanks for looking

Supplies: fondant hard candy rolkem super gold

Tags: geode cake geode agates marble marbled fondant purple gold hard candy rock candy wedding cake birthday cake engagement cake shower cake

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11 Comments

Sandra Smiley ...

It is stunning, Cristina and so original (like all of your work)!

Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues ...

Beautiful!

Lori Mahoney (Lori's Custom Cakes) ...

😍😍😍😍😍 So beautiful my sweet friend!!!!

MsGF ...

Looks great!

Goreti ...

lovely

Ceca79 ...

Beautiful cake <3

Luz Igneson ...

wow!

Judith-JEtaarten ...

lovely

PrimaCristina ...

Such sweet compliments – thank you for taking the time!

Delicut Cakes ...

Beautiful!

Evelindecora ...

Amazing!

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