This airbrushed galaxy cake is out of this world! Why not create this simple yet effective design on your celebration cakes?

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You Will Need
8" round cake, Approx. 5-6" deep (Flavour of your choice)
Culpitt cake decorating sugarpaste icing - Brilliant White - 1kg (0674227)
Colour Splash Airbrush kit (75209)
Colour Splash airbrush colour - Black (75175)
Colour Splash airbrush colour - Blue (75176)
Colour Splash airbrush colour - Sky Blue (75177)
Colour Splash airbrush colour - Pink (75178)
Colour Splash airbrush colour - Pearl (75186)
Colour Splash airbrush colour - Pearl Silver (75184)
Colour Splash airbrush colour - White (75174)
House of Cake glitter spray - Gold (75023)
Culpitt Star plunger cutters - Set of 3 (84773)
Cake Star modelling paste - White (75001)
Squires Edible Glue (59663)
Step 1

Place cake onto drum board and cover with white sugarpaste and allow to dry.

Step 2

Knead and roll out white modelling paste, and cut out stars. Use the smallest from the set, plus a few of the medium size, Airbrush with pearl or pearl silver. Allow to dry then use glitter spray to finish.

Step 3

Using airbrush with colours in blues, black, purple and silver, spray colours at random over cake. Start with light tones and gradually work to darker shades. Colours that will require mixing are as follows-

Dark Blue – Blue + a few drops of black

Purple – Pink + a few drops of sky blue.

Step 4

When the cake is completely dry, using a new toothbrush and your choice of pearl, white or pearl silver airbrush colour, gently spray onto the cake at random, sparingly. You may mix in a little pearl food colouring powder to thicken the colour. This will make the spray stand out more on the cake.

Step 5

Add stars, fixing with a little edible glue. Complete the look with the glitter sprays, and, if you wish, brush on some Colour Splash metallic or pearl food colouring powder. 

Top Tip

Before using the airbrush on your cake you may wish to practice on paper, This is a good idea to get a feeling for the type of design you want

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