When Kimberly C. sent me to Capital Confection's post on some crazy cool cake videos, I knew I had to share them with you guys. Check out the magic these bakers in Malaysia can achieve using nothing more than heavy (frozen?) cream, a spinning turn table, and a few basic tools:
(For your sanity's sake, I advise turning the sound off.)
The technique is called "clay art" because of the pottery techniques used. Isn't it amazing?
Here's another one:
My jaw hit the desk when s/he used that plastic bottle to puff air into the ripples. Sooo cool.
These are from the Quenary Academy, which apparently specializes in clay art and really annoying music (keep your sound off - trust me). There are even more videos under a different user name on Youtube, too - although they all appear to feature the same instructor:
Also, if any of you have any more information on these techniques (especially on what kind of cream is being used), let me know in the comments!
(Note from john- I just added the second video which features the plastic bottle. Thanks comment section!)