This is the baby block cake I do whenever asked to do a baby shower cake. It's an idea from the Wilton website years ago. There are four, 4 inch, two layer cakes. I usually do each of the 4 cakes a different flavor. It feeds about 50 people.
I use a 18X20 in cake board covered in colored foil. Each side of the cake is a different color with each side having a star tip 18 border. I use little baby decorations from the cake supply store. The cake on top is on a cardboard base with wooden dowel rods stuff in the two supporting cakes on the bottom in order to have stability. If transporting don't put the top layer on until you get there and then put the bottom layer of border on as well.
The letters on front are made using a small alphabet cookie cutter and filled in using star tip 16. Have fun. This one is labor intensive, but a lot of fun to make and is very impressive to guests!!
This Baby Blocks Shower Cake is 1/2 sheet cake. I made it a basic yellow two mix cake but I added banana extract for a great surprising flavor. I made buttercream frosting and also added some banana extract to it to. I used fondant for the flowers. The filling is just a banana custard I made with vanilla instand pudding mix and whipping cream honey and banana extract, it was fabulous.
I made it for a girlfriend's daughter. She loves bananas. I bought a small doll and covered it with alumimium foil around the middle the decorated it with frosting. The blocks I did with loaf pans and cut them in half and laid the on top of the cake to resemble blocks. I got the candles, and the little figures on ebay. I am really proud of how this turned out.
This Baby Blocks Cake is a 3 ingredient cake that taste AMAZING! Here is what you need to make it; graham crackers, heavy whipping cream and Hershey's chocolate syrup. No measuring required, all you do is beat the heavy whipping cream until it turns to a nice whipped thickness (before it turns to butter) add however much chocolate syrup you want to achieve your color and sweetness.
I like to get it to a Wendy's frosty color. Then you simply take your whipping cream and graham crackers and build..alternate 1/2 thick layer of cream and graham cracker. Let the cake sit over night so the crackers absorb the moisture, it is super yummy and super easy.