I was asked to make a chocolate unicorn birthday cake for a friend’s 11 year old daughter and I thought,  ” Yeah I can do that!”  Well, I did manage to pull it off, but with a lot of help by watching youtube videos.

I began by modelling the unicorn out of fondant and I added tylose powder to it to make it set firmer quicker. I left it overnight to dry.

I made the chocolate cake and used chocolate ganache and then covered the cake in pink fondant. Once this was done, I sat the unicorn on top of the cake and painted it by hand with a paintbrush in rainbow colours. I used Wilton gel colours to do it.

The cake was further accented with stars and a rainbow.

I especially enjoyed painting the unicorn.