Baltazar Uscha cake

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I made this cake for a competition in ExpoSweet Ecuador 2018, I won the first place šŸ„‡ with this one, it was a totally sculpted chocolate cake!, Baltazar Ushca, the last ice merchant of Ecuador. Twice a week for the last 55 years, Baltazar has trekked over 10 km in the early morning hours up to the fossilized glaciers on Chimborazoā€”to an altitude of 16,000 feet. There, he hacks away at glacial ice with a pickaxe and breaks it into blocks, which he wraps in hay and loads onto his donkeysā€™ backs. He then hauls the ice down the mountain to store in a hole in the ground. On Saturdays, he sells the ice at the market for $2.50 a piece, to vendors who turn it into ice cream and fruit juices.

-- Vale LogroƱo

Absolutely fabulous modeling, Vale! Congrats on your win!

-- Sugar Sugar by SSmiley

Wonderful!

-- Benny's cakes

Your piece is amazing! Once upon a time, people had stamina, strength and drive. They did what was necessary without complaining.

-- The Garden Baker

Fabulous piece!! Congratulations!

Thank you so much, I appreciated šŸ¤—

-- Vale LogroƱo

Wonderfulā€¦Congrats!!

-- Creativity is God's gift to us. Using our creativity is our gift back to God. Clarky's Cakes šŸ˜Ž

Thanks girls šŸ¤—

-- Vale LogroƱo

Thanks šŸ¤—

-- Vale LogroƱo

Que bonito!!!!ā¤ā¤ā¤

-- Raquel GarcĆ­a MartĆ­nez

Gracias Raquel šŸ˜

-- Vale LogroƱo