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3D Cakes #3: Making Running Shoe Cakes

If you have ever wanted to make a pair of shoes but are not quite sure how to go about it, I hope this set of photos with brief explanations is helpful in some way. Each shoe cake is on a piece of thin cake card cut to size. It makes handling the cakes so much easier. I used boozy fruit cake for these but the same process applies with other cake but without the marzipan. If you are using chocolate, lemon or madeira etc, ganache is good for coating the shape of the shoe cake and leaving it to set overnight before applying the outer covering. If you would like to see how to layer and shape chocolate cake, this link to my boots cakes may help. http://cakesdecor.com/entries/542-making-simon-s-mountaineering-boots

I made the orange icing the night before using with normal fondant and a sprinkling of tylose which I kneaded in well with the food colouring.

After I had covered the cakes with marzipan, I left them to set for a few days with a support under the toe and heel areas to create a lift effect.

Thank you for looking :)

-- 'It Always Seems Impossible Until It is Done' Nelson Mandela http://www.facebook.com/CakesByFifi

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Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Wow!!! These are so amazing! Look just like real shoes! Thank you for the tutorial!

Fifi's Cakes

Thank you Whitecrafty! :) xx

Beata Khoo

thank you xxx

Violet - The Violet Cake Shop™

Looks FAB Fiona!

Fifi's Cakes

Many thanks Beata Khoo and Violet xx

Donna (YUMMY-O Cake Company)

Thank you! Wonderful tutorial

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Thanks for sharing fiona! :-)

Elli Warren

Fantastic shoes and brilliant tutorial Fiona!! Thank you for showing us!! :-) x

Little Apple Cakes

Thank you so much for sharing Fiona!! Love them!

Sugargourmande Lou

Fab tutorial Fiona, thank you xx

Xclusive

great job…..

Gulnaz Mitchell

Brilliant tutorial, Fiona! Thank you for sharing it!

Pauline Soo (Polly) - Pauline Bakes The Cake!

Thank you so much Fiona! ;) ❤

JT Cakes

Thank you Fiona. Fantastic tutorial

Fifi's Cakes

Many thanks ALLLLL of your for your support and lovely comments. I hope to see loads of running shoe cakes now :) :) hugs to you all ♥