The skulls were modelled out of fondant mixed with Tylose powder to ensure that they set rock hard and held their shape. They were then dusted with some black petal dust to give them the extra dimension and definition.
The roses and leaves were also made from fondant mixed with Tylose. We prefer using fondant and Tylose for sugar flowers however you can also use flower modelling paste. It really depends on what you find works best for you.
The web pattern was hand piped using royal icing. You can either make royal icing from egg whites and pure icing sugar, or you can use a pre made mix that you add water to.
We used several of our products to create this cake including;