This awesome roast meal is the work of cake artist, Yolanda Gampp who is a master of faux food cakes (cake that looks like other food).
Here you are looking at the finished project. But let’s take it back to the beginning…
Stack layers of vanilla cake put sideways
Carve it into a turkey shape. Don’t forget the wings.
Perfect turkey form.
Drape with colored fondant icing.
Press with shelf liners (seriously) to get that turkey skin texture. Pro tip.
Paint on that roasted skin color look using ivory & copper and then later “Buckeye-Brown” food coloring gel.
Dust sporadically with cocoa powder. Especially the parts that get crispy in the oven
No turkey is complete without stuffing – poundcake stuffing!
Carve and serve!
To see the whole in-depth process of making this cake, check out Yolanda’s YouTube channel, ‘How To Cake It’.