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Coolest Tinkerbell Birthday Cake 128

by Mell
(Honolulu, HI, USA)

Homemade Tinkerbell Birthday Cake

Homemade Tinkerbell Birthday Cake

Homemade Tinkerbell Birthday Cake
Homemade Tinkerbell Birthday Cake
Homemade Tinkerbell Birthday Cake

DESIGN:
Tinkerbell's dress was inspired by a Carrie Bradshaw (Sex and The City) rainbow skirt she wore in one episode.

CAKE:
I baked one 6"x2" cake and one 3"x3" cake to create the skirt. I used a red velvet recipe I found online. Unfortunately, I can't remember which one. It was an unremarkable recipe anyways. I cut the 6" and 3" cakes in half and filled it with a Martha Stewart cream cheese frosting recipe I found online. I also used it to "glue" the two cakes together, with the larger 6" cake on the bottom and the 3" cake on top. I placed the cakes in the refrigerator for a couple of hours to firm up before carving it into a skirt shape.

DOLL:
I wrapped the doll's legs with saran wrap. I cut a wedge shaped piece off of the back of the refrigerated skirt cake. I pushed the doll into the middle of the skirt cake. I cut a portion of the wedge shaped piece of cake so that when I pushed it behind the doll and back into the cake, it would fit appropriately. I then covered the whole cake in cream cheese frosting and placed it in the refrigerator to firm up again.

LEAVES/PETALS:
The leaves/petals are made of a Wilton half gum paste half fondant mix. I used a mold used for clay making to imprint the leaves/petals with veins. For each leaf/petal, I would take a pea sized piece of the gumpaste/fondant and roll it into a ball. I would then take the ball and roll it into a football shape before pressing it flat into the mold into a leaf/petal shape. I placed each leaf/petal onto a foam egg crate padding to dry. Once dried, I simply pressed each leaf onto the iced cake skirt. The frosting worked well as glue.

This Homemade Tinkerbell Birthday Cake was a great hit!




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Adorable
by: Anonymous

I love this cake! How creative of you to incorporate the dress from Sex and the City! Great Job!

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