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Topsy Turvy DVD

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Learn to create this beautiful cake style as Sharon Zambito leads you through the entire process from start to finish. You will learn everything from filling the tiers, carving and construction, to every last decorating detail. This 2 disc set is a complete A to Z lesson on the topsy turvy cake.  Run time 3 hours, 51 minutes.

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Techniques taught include:


  • Preparing and filling the cake layers and tiers
  • Carving the tiers to shape
  • Making and applying a ganache base coat
  • Covering the tiers in fondant using 2 different techniques
  • Stacking and supporting the tiers for ultimate stability
  • Cutting and applying side diamond pattern
  • Using a silicone push mold for accent decorations
  • Making and applying rope swags
  • Cutting and applying geometric circle pattern
  • Cutting and applying frill ribbon
  • Cutting and applying stripes
  • Making large bead border
  • Making and applying ribbon roses and leaves
  • Applying fondant balls on wires


Bonus section includes:

  • Making and applying monogram topper
  • Making and applying curlie q decorations
  • Making and applying gold trumpet flowers


Extra Bonus Items:

  • How to cut and serve a Topsy Turvy cake
  • Out-takes from filming!

Please note: In this DVD, ganache is shown as the base coat under the fondant. However, the techniques taught are exactly the same for cakes iced in all buttercream, buttercream under fondant, or ganache under fondant.

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  1. Well worth your money!

    Posted by Christie on 25th May 2012

    All of the DVDs on this site are worth every penny, especially this one. At 3 hours and 51 minutes, you'll be extremely pleased with your purchase.Sharon is thorough and clear in her instruction, and very generous with her tips and tricks. She makes you feel like you're right in the kitchen with her! There's also a complete list of supplies & tools in the case, as well as sites you can purchase them from. Even two cake recipes for you to try! Thank you Sugar Ed, for helping me become a better decorator.

A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the support of Klinefelter Syndrome