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Coolest Lego Blocks Birthday Cake 64

by Zendyn
(Charlotte, NC)

Homemade  Lego Blocks Birthday Cake

Homemade Lego Blocks Birthday Cake

My son ended up with THREE birthday cakes this year, all in the Lego theme. I used this Lego Blocks Birthday Cake for his class party. It was easy to serve and the kids were VERY impressed! I was just grateful that I came up with something recognizable:)

I started with a box mix of funfetti cake (what can I say he is five). To the cake mix, I ALWAYS add 2 snack cups of vanilla pudding. It keeps the cake moist and makes it taste almost home made :)
After the cake had cooled, I froze it for 24 hours. While it was still frozen, I chopped it into assorted Lego shapes. I trimmed off the ends for neatness, but that actually makes it harder to frost. Note to self: Cut cake crumbles when frosted! If I do this again (and I have another request) I will keep most of the cake in the freezer and only remove a couple of the pieces at a time to frost.

I used regular butter cream frosting which I doctored with almond extract. Then I used Wilton gel food coloring to get the colors I wanted. I went for the primary colors in the Lego bin. The red was too pink for my liking, but I eventually gave up. Next time I will start with a pink frosting which should be easier to turn red.

For the Lego "bumps" I used mini marshmallows, that I rolled in the icing. I placed these on top of the pieces in Lego configuration.

For the base of the display, I used Wilton sugar paper in green, which made it look like the Lego boards my kids use to build their creations. Unfortunately, I missed judged the size and had to chop up the sugar paper, to cover the blank parts of the tray. Oh well, live and learn!

NOTE: Frosting this took me a good 2 hours, so plan ahead! But the look on my son's face (actually both my son's faces) was so worth the time.

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by: Anonymous

This is really cool I'm sons birthday is Monday and I'm going to follow what u said to do hope I'm turns out thanks for the info

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