Rahatani, Pimpri Chinchwad - In the heart of the bustling city, a peaceful residential area has become the centre of attention thanks to the extraordinary achievement of Prachi Dhabal Deb, an acclaimed cake artist. Prachi has set a new world record by creating a stunning 200 kg edible structure of an Indian palace, using vegan royal icing.
Prachi's artistic brilliance has garnered worldwide recognition, with notable accomplishments including a record-breaking 100 kg cake inspired by Milan Cathedral, as well as setting the record for the highest number of vegan royal icing structures. Now, she adds another remarkable achievement to her list, with her latest masterpiece being officially recognized as a world record by the esteemed World Book of Records in London.
Working with royal icing, a medium renowned for adorning cakes for the British royal family, Prachi showcases her delicate artistry, which demands immense patience and skill. Undeterred by the challenges, Prachi remains passionately dedicated to her craft, continuously pushing the boundaries of scale and design. In order to cater to her Indian clientele, she has even developed a special recipe for vegan royal icing.
Starting with a modest 3-inch tall gazebo, Prachi has now created a monumental Indian palace, measuring an impressive 10 feet in length, 4.7 feet in height, and weighing 200 kg. This masterpiece beautifully captures the grandeur and opulence of various royal palaces in India. Prachi's exceptional finesse in working with royal icing has rightfully earned her the title of the 'Queen of Royal Icing.'
Reflecting on her latest creation, Prachi shared, "The core theme was inspired by elements of Indian architecture. The aim was to depict the grandeur and opulent characteristics of the diverse royal palaces in India."
While royal icing is traditionally associated with delicate piping and intricate icing designs, Prachi has been pushing the boundaries for years. She expertly employs this medium to create majestic and structurally sound masterpieces. "I constantly experiment with different methods, forms, designs, and techniques in my work to introduce innovative concepts," said Prachi, who continually strives to surpass her previous achievements.
Originally from Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, Prachi completed her schooling in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, and pursued her college degree in Kolkata. She is married to an IT professional from West Bengal.
Prachi's outstanding accomplishment serves as a testament to the incredible power of passion and determination. Her intricate artistry and meticulous attention to detail have earned her international acclaim, inspiring aspiring artists worldwide to pursue their dreams and redefine the boundaries of their creativity.