I made this Princess Birthday Cake Design for my granddaughter's third birthday party. I made a similar one for my daughter 30 years ago, so thought I would have another stab at it. I was pleased with the result.
I made a Victoria sponge mixture in a large Pyrex bowl. When cooled I split it and layered it with jam and butter icing. Then I crumb coated it liberally with buttercream and put it in fridge for a few hours. Then I made a hole in top to accommodate a fashion doll (I removed her legs).
I covered it with white ready rolled fondant icing then on top of that I put a layer of fondant icing which I had coloured pink with gel food colouring. I cut a cross in top of icing and pushed doll into cake.
I cut out all the flowers with a push cutter, left them to air dry and stuck them with water to the dress. I then dusted the skirt with edible glitter dust. The necklace is made from silver balls and stuck with buttercream. My little granddaughter was thrilled with it but she wouldn't let us cut the cake.
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My daughter wanted a princess cake for her birthday. I looked online and this cake is a combination of ideas that I found. I baked a 9x13 cake for this. I frosted it with white buttercream and did a rope edging around the bottom. The Cinderella is actually a Polly Pocket style that I found at Walmart. The birds are cardboard that was the backdrop in the Cinderella package.
The bushes and pumpkins are formed out of fondant. I used the grass tip in the corner that I put the bushes on. I just randomly started putting vines around the cake and placing pumpkins around the edge until I was pleased with the effect. For the birds, I just put a bit of butter cream on the back and "glued" them where I wanted them.
I hate my writing on cakes, so I usually use a "stamp" set that I found in the cake decorating section. Then you just trace over it. I think my cakes turn out much better that way. My daughter loved it!
My daughter wanted a princess cake and I remembered having one of these as a girl. I hate spending money that I don't need to, so was hesitant to buy a pan just for the dress.
I used my medium size glass mixing bowl and it worked great. Just took a while to bake since it was so deep. I bought a cheapo Barbie at the Dollar tree and took off the legs, since it was to tall for the cake. I cut a hole in the middle, but made it smaller than I needed, so that it would be tight. I was hoping it would hold the doll upright, but it was pretty wobbly, so I ended up using toothpicks to secure her better.
I used the star tip for the bodice and dress (my favorite way to decorate a cake!). I just used a writing tip to pipe the "pearl" necklace. For the ruffles, I used Wilton tip #86. It is a combined star/ruffle tip. My daughter loved it!
My 5yr old niece kept nagging me for a princess cake for her birthday, and this Princess Cake is the result. I made a normal sponge cake baked in a Pyrex round bowl. I inserted a legless doll in the top and then started the endless task of decorating lol. It took me 4 hours to decorate and get it perfect.
I used ready made pink icing, covered the cake completely and then cut out and shaped the tiers on her dress with edible glitter and purple daisies to decorate, what a nightmare but the look on my niece's face I will never forget. It was perfect.
I have now named the cake after her lol, she now wants an Ariel cake, God help me!! I'll keep you posted on how it goes.