I made this Barbie Doll birthday cake for my daughter's 6th birthday, when she was still really into dolls, princesses and the like. The doll was purchased at a craft store, and it is torso-head, with no legs. This was important because I didn't want to dismantle a Barbie doll or jam 2 legs into a cake. Place the doll in the cake after it's cooled completely. The cake was made in a glass bowl (I think the one I have is from Pampered Chef) that was turned upside down after the cake had cooled.
To make sure the colors didn't run, I covered the entire cake in white frosting, then piped the flowers on top with colors. This doll cake is pink, hot pink and purple, but I made a second using blue, turquoise and purple. The doll is also piped in frosting, though I didn't cover her in the white base frosting.
After the cake cools and you've flipped it upside down onto your work surface, place the doll in the top of the cake.
This Barbie Doll Birthday Cake was made for my daughter's 3rd birthday tea party. She's very much into princesses so I thought I'd try to use the Wilton Wonder Mold Kit.
I used 1 1/2 cake mixes in the mold and cut the bottom of the skirt slightly to even it out (after it was fully cooled). I frosted it with a crumb coat, using Betty Crocker canned frosting with a bit of powdered sugar added for additional stiffness, and put it in the refrigerator for a bit to harden.
The ruffled skirt was made using a #104 Wilton tip. I made some slightly darker tinted frosting to do a final bottom edge ruffle. The beaded edging around the fondant bodice was made using a #1 Wilton tip, using the slightly darker tinted frosting. It was also used to make earrings and a necklace on the toothpick Barbie doll. I let the cake chill overnight before serving at the party, so the frosting would be good and set.
Needless to say, my daughter LOVED her princess cake!
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I made this Barbie Doll birthday cake for my granddaughter’s 2nd birthday. I bought 2 packets of cake mix, margarine and icing sugar. I baked the cake in a deep, round, ovenproof bowl. I also bought a cheap Barbie doll and took off its clothes and legs.
When the cake had cooled down I made a small hole in the middle of the cake and iced the doll inside the cake. Then I colored the butter icing pink and iced the skirt of the doll smoothly with a knife. Afterwards I made stripes on the skirt with a fork. Then I made zig-zag patterns on the skirt with a star tip and decorated it with pink and silver balls. I also iced the doll’s body with a star tip and put two candles in candle sticks in the doll’s hands.
My granddaughter was only two years old but she was really thrilled with her birthday cake that looked like her favorite Barbie doll her mother had given her for her birthday.
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We live in Zambia and we don’t have the necessary ingredients to decorate a Barbie cake, so we have to use initiative and we realized that basically anything goes!
Used Ina Paarman’s (South African) Pre-mix vanilla cake. We used a mixing dish and a round baking dish as the moulds. We soon realized that the two cakes wouldn’t be “high” enough to cover a complete Barbie, and that’s when the fun began. Mom, Mone (11yrs) and Louise (6yrs and birthday girl) put heads together and made a plan.
We used fizzers to fill the gaps (we twisted them for flair), made our own icing flowers (we bought rolled icing) and used clay cutting tools to make the flowers. We also used pink sweets and lots of icing to decorate the Barbie Ballerina.
Louise was so impressed, and so was mom and sister Mone. A creative success born out of desperation. It didn’t take us more than an hour to decorate the cake.