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Coolest Hogwarts Crest Cake 3

by Christine
(Onset, MA)

Homemade Hogwarts Crest Cake

Homemade Hogwarts Crest Cake

Homemade Hogwarts Crest Cake
Homemade Hogwarts Crest Cake
Homemade Hogwarts Crest Cake

I started by sizing out a print out of the Hogwarts crest I got online. Once I blew it up to the size I wanted, I cut it out and used it as a template to trim my 10" round cake. Next I base iced in white traditional and added the house colors to the backround. Using my little spatula I added texture to the colors.

Next I added then gold trimmed and separated the color sections as well as adding the gold square for the hogwarts "H". Using a ribbon tip I added the top border, smoothing with a finger tip dipped in corn syrup (one of my new favorite tricks!).

Next I cut out the pictures of the house animals from the print out and traced them with a toothpick, followed the tracing with black frosting and filled with the appropriate color.
Somehow I managed to impress myself this time, lol! And my 6 year old is super psyched for his party this weekend!

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animals
by: jaime

where did you find the pictures of the animals?

Awesome Job!!
by: Melisande

I am about to embark on a Hogwarts birthday cake for my stepson, who is turning 9. I hope it's okay with you if I steal your ideas...it is just beautiful! I am assuming you used fondant or modeling chocolate for the colors? Anyway, you did a fabulous job-when it first came up on my image search I thought it was a professional cake. Congratulations-and thank you for posting it!

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Coolest Hogwarts Birthday Cake 16

by KG
(Surrey)

Homemade Hogwarts Birthday Cake

Homemade Hogwarts Birthday Cake

I made this Hogwarts birthday cake for my sister's 16th birthday. The whole thing is edible, no cardboard or foam. The base is made of 6 rectangular cakes and the castle and Hagrid’s hut are carved from another 2, the lake is made from blue caramel, the towers are cake with fondant towers and the trees are made from chocolate fondant with green colored desiccated coconut as leaves.

The whole thing was covered in butter icing (~40 packs of butter went into this cake!) before being covered with fondant. Details such as the windows and numbers on the clock were painted on using black food coloring, although an easier option would have been to buy a food coloring pen. I got the idea after watching The Ace of Cakes with my sister who said how cool it would be to have a cake depicting the Hogwarts castle and grounds. Start to finish the cake took about 24 hours.

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Coolest Hogwarts Crest Cake 2

by Christy-
(Orlando, FL)

Homemade Hogwarts Crest Cake

Homemade Hogwarts Crest Cake

This was my first attempt at making a fondant cake. I have just completed the Wilton course and decided to go a little crazy. I made this Hogwarts Crest cake for my brother-in-law for his birthday. He is a huge Harry Potter fan.

I used just a box cake from Duncan Hines and Wilton Fondant. I made a shield template out of cardboard and then used it to cut out the shape. I used homemade icing for the animals on the shield. The Harry Potter figure is made out of Fondant as well and was a pain to make because I'm not too sure how to blend the different pieces together.

Over all it was fun to make and has me jazzed to continue with my cake decorating plans.

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LOVE THE CAKE!!!!!
by: HERMIONY!!!!!!!!(JOKE)

wow wow wow i am a huge fan and love this cake a lot. ingenious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) i am very impressed. i had a snitch cake one year and it was amazing BUT NOT AS COOL AS THIS

cool
by: W.G.

This cake is awesome!!

cake
by: harry potter1#fan

awesome cake

awesome
by: Anonymous

i would so want that seriously im a huge fan of harry potter and love cake. which makes that the perfect cake for me. that is very awesome!

nice job!

cool
by: Anonymous

cool cake

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