Sugar Drag Race Sugar Art Collaboration

These splendid cupcakes were made by Sebastien Haramendy. A while back for another collaboration, I did an interview with Sebastien Haramendy.  He recently contacted me about featuring this collaboration.

Sugar Drag Race Sugar Art Collaboration  is hosted by  Vicky Teather and Sebastien Haramendy. This collaboration features wonderful cakes and other sugar art inspired by Rupal’s Drag Race television show on VH-1. Around 20 professional and amateur artists from all over the world created a sugar art piece inspired by their chosen queen.

This post features some of the wonderful sugar art pieces from this collaboration. Please take a look at the Sugar Drag Race Cake Collaboration  to see all of these splendid pieces.

Baker’s Bio – Sebastien Haramendy

Sébastien Haramendy is a French food blogger with a weird obsession: cupcakes. He shares this passion in a blog named « Un Cupcake, l’Addition ! ». He is also an award-winning cake artist – or, as shall we call him a « cupcake artist ». He ranked among the Top Ten Cake Artists for France and was a finalist for both Cupcake and Best Cover Cake Masters Awards. His tutorials have been published in magazines like the Cake Masters Magazine, American Cake Decorating and Fondbites. He participated in the French version of « Bake Off: The Professionals » and gave cooking advice on a French radio show called « A Glimpse into the Fridge ». He judged a few online competitions for The Great India Bake Show or the Global Bangladesh Sugar Artist Guild, among others. More recently, he ran a cupcake show called « Un Cupcake, LE Webshow! » on CakeFlix TV.


Baker’s Description of Piece:

Nina Bo’nina Brown – Sébastien Haramendy
I chose to pay tribute to probably the craziest and most creative queen so far: Nina Bo’nina Banana Fofana Osama Bin Laden Brown! It was hard to pick, but I decided to represented 4 of her most iconic runway looks :
her Minnie Mouse entrance look,
her Peach Home City runway,
her Princess Zathena eleganza,
her Skull Club Kid couture.



This superb cupcake topper was made by Vicky Teather.

Baker Bio:

Vicky Teather, from the Yellow Bee Sugar Art, is an award winning cake artist.  In 2019 Vicky launched her first book, Making Sugar Models.
Her awards include, Cupcake Artist of the year 2016 and Best Magazine Cover 2017 at the Cake Masters awards, 1st place for her cupcake designs and miniature work at the prestigious Squire’s Kitchen Annual Exhibition 2013, 2014 and 2016. Multiple awards at Cake International, Piece of Cake and the Cake and Bake show. She’s currently recognised as a top 10 British cake artist with Cake Masters.
Vicky also creates tutorials for Cakes and Sugarcraft and Cake Decoration and Sugarcraft. She spends the majority of her time creating tutorials and teaching sugarcraft classes at her home in Basingstoke, Hampshire.


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Baker’s description of piece:

when I saw Ariel Versace in her star sign themed Aries outfit I knew I had to make her.
There was something about all the pastel pinks and purples that caught my eye. I had intended to make a full figurine, but life got in the way, so I present an Ariel Versace cupcake topper!


This terrific cake was made by Marisa Kemp.

Baker’s Bio:

Marisa Kemp is a multi-award winning brazilian cake artist based in the UK. Her passion for cake artistry started after decorating her daughter’s first birthday cake almost 20 years ago and she hasn’t stopped ever since. She has a City and Guilds Certificate in Design and Sugarcraft, has participated in many collaborations and projects, runs demonstrations and workshops and has set her own studio, Cake Angel UK, at home where she runs small classes,displays her past competition pieces and prepares for new challenges.


Baker’s description of Piece:

Marisa has chosen BenDeLaCrème as her Queen performed by the American Benjamin Putnam, based in Seattle,Washington. She was spectacular, glamourous, clever and entertaining. Absolutely fabulous!
This piece was created using Saracino Pasta Model, Rainbow Dust Metallic Golden Sands, Cake Lace, Platinum Flower Paste, The Sugarpaste sugarpaste, Spectrum Flow Airbrush colours, Sugarflair Paste colours, Fractal brush pen, Saracino Colour Powder, Global Sugar Artists Network brushes, Cerart and PME Tools.


This splendid Kim Chi cake was made by Jean Schapowal.

This superb cake was made by Antonio Santangelo.
Baker’s Bio: Antonio Santangelo
I’m Antonio, I’m Italian and I live and work in Belgium, where I own “La Cucina Delle Zie”, a cake studio specialised in bespoke creations for weddings and celebrations. I started making cakes after having quit my career as a lawyer looking for something more challenging and creative. I have a soft spot for royal icing and sugar flowers and fondant textures. I love old movies, Russian literature and decorative arts.
Baker’s Description of the piece:
My collaboration piece represents Plastique Tiara, I chose her because of her amazing glamourous looks and stylish attitude.
This superb Ru Paul cake was made by HelenMarie Looker.
This splendid cake was made by Kara Heather.
Baker’s Bio: Kara Heather
My Name is Kara Heather, I am based in Braintree, Essex, UK. I am a married Mum of 2 grown up daughters and have been caking for about 20 years. I started off doing a three year cake course in royal icing and making flowers and basic figures. Most of what I do today is self taught. My greatest cake achievement was purchasing my airbrush which I’d be lost without. I have a small cake business and my favourite cakes are animals, bags and shoes.
Baker’s Description of Piece:
The Brita Filter – Kara Heather
Chosen queen is “The Brita Filter” she is quirky, vibrant and different, being Polynesian