Coolest Victoria Secret Birthday Cake

My daughter spends a great deal of her time and money in Victoria’s Secret and VS Pink Store. I decided about 8 months ago exactly what type of cake I wanted to make her for her birthday in March. I told her that I knew what cake I was going to make and how cool it was going to be, she was going to love it, and I was keeping it a secret. She was definitely curious. She would ask “what is this secret cake you’re going to make”? I had to laugh, because a “secret” it was! So it is now the day before the party, I am nervous. I talked up this Victoria Secret birthday cake so much, now I had to deliver! YIKES!! Thankfully, all went pretty smooth.

My cake was vanilla flavored with homemade butter cream frosting. I then made Marshmallow Fondant, which is super easy to make, three simple ingredients, marshmallows, confectioner’s sugar, and water! I used to buy the pre-made fondant (which can be expensive and does not taste as good as MMF). I like to add the color (Wilton’s color paste) to the melted marshmallows before mixing with the sugar, I find it easier to blend in the color that way. I rolled out my fondant, was able to get it on the cake smoothly. I then cut out my stripes, brushed a little water on the back to help adhere them to the fondant on the cake.

Now it was time to make the tissue paper. I cut out squares of fondant, fanned them and just placed them on the top of the cake, I was happy with the way they came out, it really looked like tissue paper!! I added a couple of flowers, added the lettering “CAITLIN’S SECRET”. I was done!! I made it through without any mishaps. Day of the party: My daughter loved the cake, as did all the guests. No one wanted to cut into it…..(ruin it), but ruin it we did, and it was delicious!

Coolest Victoria Secret Birthday Cake