Beautiful Hootabelle Cake from Giggle and Hoot

This beautiful Hootabelle cake from Giggle and Hoot is my first fully carved cake! It is vanilla butter cake filled with white chocolate gananche and then covered in fondant. For the body I used a 15cm tin and the head was made using 4 – 20cm cakes, carved into the round shape I needed. I then covered the … Read more

Hoot-tastic! Giggle and Hoot Birthday Cake

Hoot-tastic! Giggle and Hoot Birthday Cake

My son loves Giggle and Hoot (ABC4Kids) so I decided to make a Hoot cake for his second birthday. Ahead of time I made the fondant details (feet, wings (which I dried over shaped cling wrap to give curves/character), stars brushed with edible glitter, beak and eyes – which were wrapped over/around chocolate mint biscuits). … Read more

Coolest Hootabelle Cake

Coolest Hootabelle Cake

I made Hoot for my son’s 1st birthday so I had to do Hootabelle. I used the puppet we have of her to get sizing right. I used a a ball cake pan for her head and cut up a 20 cm round cake for the body. Everything else is made up with fondant. I … Read more

Coolest 3D Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

Hoot

I decided to copy the Hoot puppet my son has, he loved Hoot. I made Hoot’s head using the Wilton sports ball pan for his body and ended up using a large jam sponge roll, but if I was to do it again I would use a loaf tin and cut down to size and round. I … Read more

Coolest Hootabelle Cake for a 3 Year Old Princess

Coolest Hootabelle Cake for a 3 Year Old Princess

I decided I would make a few cakes here and there to occupy my time now my little man has gone off to preschool a couple of days a week. I have been teaching myself off YouTube on the basic how too’s. I was asked by a friend to have a go at a Hootabelle cake for … Read more

Coolest Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

Coolest Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

Using a Dolly Varden Tin I made the head for the Owl birthday cake – nothing fancy just a standard supermarket packet cake.  The challenge was to make it balance on a smaller upside down Dolly Varden Tin – this got too hard….so I used a small bowl covered in the icing and placed the cake … Read more

Coolest Hoot The Owl 1st Birthday Cake

Coolest Hoot The Owl 1st Birthday Cake

It was my baby daughter’s 1st birthday recently and she loves the Australian kids TV characters ‘Giggle and Hoot’. I was really unsure as to what to do for her cake but thought I’d take on the challenge of Hoot. I have an eggless chocolate cake recipe that I use regularly and because I was trying something so … Read more

Cool Homemade Hoot the Owl Cake

Homemade Hoot the Owl Cake

To make a 3D ABC’s Hoot the Owl Cake, I used a ball cake tin mold and used a basic butter cake recipe for the cake. A few days before I printed a picture of Hoot the Owl and sculpted the legs, wings, face mask and eyeballs from white plastic icing. I used tylose powder … Read more

Coolest Hoot the Owl Cake

Homemade Hoot the Owl Cake

I decided to make this Hoot the Owl cake for my son’s 1st birthday. He absolutely loves Hoot. It’s the first special cake I have ever made and it turned out really good so if I can do it you can too. I made it with no instructions whatsoever just had to use my common … Read more