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Fault Line Cake: Structure Technique

Fault Line Cake: Structure Technique

A white cake against a gray backdrop with a wavy pink stripe across the center.

Make a statement at parties and events with easy Structure Fault Line Cake Technique! The use of different structure combs in the fault line creates a wide variety of looks, while the color selection sets new accents. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Structure Technique

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1. Coat the area of the later fault line all around with cream. Use a texture comb to draw the desired pattern into the cream.

A white cake against a gray backdrop with a wavy pink stripe across the center.

2.) Coat the cake thickly with cream, avoiding the fault line.

A vanilla cake against a white backdrop with a buttercream crumb coat across the center.

3.) Smooth out the cream with a spatula or palette. If desired, decorate the edges of the fault line with golden food coloring.

A cake being frosted with white buttercream with a wavy pink stripe across the center, against a gray backdrop.

Achieve stunning results with minimal effort by following this Structure cake decorating technique! Perfect for birthday parties and so much more.

Tried out this technique, or have some cake decorating skills you'd like to share? We want to see your sweet style! Tag us on social @ifiGourmet with #GourmetSweets for a chance to get featured across our social channels. Happy baking!

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