For my son's 1st birthday, I wanted to have a puppy theme cause he loves dogs. I borrowed a 101 Dalmatian cake pan from a relative. The cake it self was a store bought white cake mix. I threw some sprinkles in the mix to make it more fun.
The icing I used was Wilton's decorating icing. I used this because I was to chicken to make my own. I covered the puppy cake in white icing then used brown, blue and pink icing dyes to do the ears, tail, tong, and collar. I felt that I needed to give the cake some sort of texture, so I used a star tip and the blue icing to do the collar.
Then I did all the outlining with a tube of black decorating icing. I'm kinda new at cake decorating, and I will have to say this was a lot of fun. I think I might have found a new hobby.
I had a friend call me at the last minute because he needed a birthday cake for his wife and the theme was puppies and kittens. I baked a 10 inch round basic yellow cake from scratch and made some homemade buttercream icing to fill and ice it with in pale pink.
I made fondant balls in grey and pink to put around the bottom and some circles for the sides in white.
I sculpted the dog out of brown fondant and made the food bowls and ball of yarn for the kittens. I made a bone out of white fondant and the kitten is white with black spots. I placed them on top of the cake.
This Puppy and Kitten Birthday Cake turned out cute and my friend loved it!
I got this idea for the puppy cake from this website. Except I used small loaf pans instead of muffin pans. I cut them in half and added a chocolate filling. I used the 1M tip. Actually ordered the 1/2 sheet cake from the grocery store and had them spray the top blue and I added the puppies on top.
I didn't want to make icing from scratch, so I bought the tub icing and added powdered sugar to stiffen because it is soft and doesn't hold its form right out of the tub. Anything to make life a little easier! I also ordered cupcakes with white icing on them from the bakery and I decorated them with paw prints and put them around the cake. Kids loved them!
I got the idea for the dogs on this Puppy Birthday Cake from the Wal-Mart bakery. They had small, loaf pan cakes and the whole loaf had been decorated like one of these puppies. They used very light whipped cream style frosting so there are some variations. The minute I saw them I thought of my niece, Faith. Almost two years later, after I had started dabbling in cake decorating, I tried it. For the dogs I used two mini loaf pan cakes to make up the bodies and then used a large star tip for the fur.
This Puppy Birthday Cake was made with several different cakes. The body was made using half of a Wilton egg pan with a small round cake added to the top for extra height. The head was also made using half of the egg pan with a small cake added to the top.
The arms and legs were made from an 8inch cake and cut to shape. I covered the puppy with fondant. I also used an edible image for the bow and heart. It was a really fun and easy cake.
I made this Puppy Cake for a little girl at my church that LOVES dogs. It's a double layer 10-inch cake covered in fondant. Everything on top of the cake was sculpted by hand. The pawprints along the side were piped, as was the wording on the top.