There’s Only One Good Kind of Snitch

There’s only one good kind of snitch and that is the Golden Snitch from Harry Potter. I LOVE me some HP and if you’re the same (and even if you’re not),  you will love this tutorial! It’s a unique cake design outside of the Harry Potter themed cakes you usually see, and although it is super impressive, it is surprisingly simple! Here are some beautiful close up shots.

All gold, check. Gravity defying, check.  From Harry Potter, check. Does it get better than that?


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The inscription is probably my favorite part, the saying is cool of course but there have been several times I would’ve liked to incorporate an inscription onto one of my cakes but wasn’t sure how. It was definitely a duh?! moment after watching this tutorial. It’s also another technique that can be taken and used on a vast array of cake designs.

Harry Potter Golden Snitch Cake

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Shannon Patrick Mayes

Shannon Patrick Mayes

Shannon is the owner of SweetArt Cake Company in Lovell, Wyoming. Host of the YouTube channel The Sweet Spot, Shannon has been featured in several magazines including on the cover of Cake Masters. Blog writer and contributor to The Sugar Geek Show.

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