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Tattood Koi

Inspired by Japanese Tattoo designs.

This three tier cake has been brush embroidered for the water effect with bas relief Koi fish, finished with line work piping and simple blossoms.

This cake was on the Table of Honour at the 23rd Annual Squires Kitchen International Exhibition March 2009
Image details
Image size
480x583px 76.7 KB
Make
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Model
u810/S810
Shutter Speed
10/400 second
Aperture
F/2.8
Focal Length
7 mm
ISO Speed
64
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darwinsangel's avatar
I want that for my wedding cake!!!! I love Koi and I have a tattoo on my arm of one. This cake is awesome!!
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burningrage8-13's avatar
That is so beautiful!!! I love the blues and whites!!! :)
Nakimon's avatar
This is just awesome. I couln't eat something beautiful like this... :D
Purple12345's avatar
Wow, that is one beautiful cake.
prettyflour's avatar
This has been featured in my journal.

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rubberpoultry's avatar
You are truely talented, the more I see of your work the more in awe I am.
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ChibiKit1's avatar
I adore this cake. I love it sooo much.
fma460's avatar
this is sooo cool!!
annie44r's avatar
omgz! that is so awsome! the water and the kois, just simply magnificent!
emilesmilie's avatar
that's so cool. if i ever need a fancy cake, i want one like that!
Hubcat's avatar
Wow! I know you said the koi were relief but did you make them apart from the cake then added them like some chefs do with fondant? And how did you make the flowers? Is it icing? I love how the water really flows wonderfully and smoothly from tier to tier !
GuardianAngel4Wolves's avatar
i wish i could get this for my birthday! i LOVE anything that's Japanese style! ^^
unseensorrows's avatar
HOLY CRAP!
this is AMAZING!
DRACODOPTABLES's avatar
What a beautiful cake! It seems one of our Eggs likes it as well!
Hmiidcdkeeny's avatar
I notice the koi are ascending the river. Beautiful execution. Thanks for sharing.
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