This lovely cake was made by Karina here at Kiwicakes for her younger sisters 30th birthday. Rachael had asked for a fondant cake and said "chocolate", but other than this we were left to choose the design. I helped Karina start the shells, then she was off like a rocket, making trays and trays of lustred seashells using many of the seashell moulds we have here at Kiwicakes.
The cake is covered in ruffled Satin Ice chocolate fondant, this was applied to the cake in small sections, but as each one is overlaid over the last, you cannot see where one ends and another one begins. The shells were attached to the cake with royal icing. You can see a tutorial on how to colour our paua shells here.
Here's our gorgeous Rachael celebrating with her cake.