Piping Gel That Works 1/3 cup sugar 1 Tbsp. cornstarch (cornflour) 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup water Instructions Whisk sugar and cornstarch (cornflour) in a small saucepan. Gradually add juice and then the water. Make sure there are no lumps. Stir over medium/high heat until mixture boils and thickens. Color as desired. Will last about a month or so in the 'fridge.
Every cake needs a structure to make sure it doesn't move or fall over. Building your structure is the first step in designing your cake because like this cake, you have to add the slanted structure before putting the cake together.