This cake was made for the Squires International exhibition a few years go.
It was inspired by a wedding dress design which had roses made from fabric and gold coils stitched into the cake.
So, I replicated the technique for the roses using icing/
The coils in the top are aluminium wire coiled around a funnel and pushed into a posy pic before going in the cake.
The gold shapes on the sides of the cake are icing painted with gold.
(However, we couldn't stop calling them slugs!