British Cake maker Won Gold in Culinary Olympics with The Queen Sugar Sculpture

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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee inspired sugar sculpture and lifesize corgi dog cake won gold and silver at the Culinary Olympics 2012 in Erfurt, Germany.

The Queen Elizabeth II Sugar Sculpture and Corgi Dog Cake

Michelle Wibowo and her creations

Absolutely stunning! So real !! Hard to believe this is a cake.

Michelle Wibowo, a Sussex cake maker has been awarded a gold and silver medal for her creation at the Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Central Germany which opens on Saturday 6th October 2012.

Inspired by Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration she created a lifelike sugar sculpture of the Queen Elizabeth II which won a gold medal for category pâtisserie showpiece.
Her other creation, a lifesize welsh corgi dog made from sculpted english fruit cake won silver for culinary artistry - cold food category.

It took Ms Wibowo 2 weeks to prepare and both creations have consumed more than 25 kg sugar paste (fondant).

The International Exhibition of Culinary Art (in German: Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung or IKA) termed the Culinary Olympics, is a quadrennial chef competition, and the biggest culinary exhibition in the world. Participants from 54 nations are competing from 6th-9th October in Erfurt, Germany.

Michelle is a cake artist based in Burgess Hill, Sussex.
She runs a small business called Michelle Sugar Art Ltd specialising in sculpted cakes and sugar sculpture.

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