Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Dinosaur park 4th birthday cake

I made this cake to celebrate our dinosaur fan's birthday as he turns 4 today.
To make this cake I used...
1 box of vanilla cake made in a 9"x13" pan
1 box of chocolate cake made in a 9"x13" pan
1 container of frosting
Wilton ready to use rolled fondant
Blue, Green and Brown Wilton gel colours
Wilton buttercream icing*

I covered the cake with the rolled fondant by kneading the fondant with blue food colouring to get a marble texture I didn't knead too much. 
*Wilton buttercream icing
2 cups icing sugar sifted
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
1/4 cup butter
1 tsp butter flavour
2 tbsp cream

Beat the shortening and butter then add the icing sugar, butter flavour and cream to make a medium consistency icing.
To make the leaves, grass, and branches I used the Wilton tips 16, 233, 352 and 366
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17 comments:

  1. Wow that is so awesome! You did a great job!! Happy Birthday to your Dino fan ;)

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  2. Belated Happy Birthday to your Dino fan.
    Cake looks moist and tasty.

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  3. That is an amazing cake, it's so fun too. Bet he loved it! Happy Birthday to him!

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  4. WOW!!! That cake looks (almost) too good to et. You did a great job, I bet it was a huge hit

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  5. What a great cake! Happy B-day!

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  6. Wow! What a creative cake! I love to make/decorate cakes - I must go pin this one right now! Thanks for the great idea.

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  7. Wow! That's such a fab looking cake. :) Your son must have loved it to the core.
    I just fell in love with that fondant decoration.

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  8. Thank you friends my son was surprised to see the cake and I felt pleased how it turned out thank God because I baked the cake on the night of :)

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  9. I LOVE this! It looks great! My little guy is 1 and he already loves dinosaurs. I've been thinking of a dino theme for his 2nd birthday but it's not until May. I always start planning so early but I'm trying to hold off this year...but it's tough!

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  10. that is stunning!!! WOW!!! you did an amazing job! I'm in awe!

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  11. Wow nice cake. Happy Birthday to little one.

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  12. Wow!! Great job Akheela..looks professionally done! I've been wanting to try to make a fondant cake for a long time but haven't gotten around to it. Love how you decorated it!

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  13. What a nice cake. I'm very impressed.

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  14. great job on the cake looks very professional I love decorating the cake more then baking them lol

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  15. You did such a great job on the cake! Looks like something my son would love for his birthday, but I would need a bit more practice, LOL. Maybe I'll give this a shot for his 4th bday.
    patricia(dot)pickett(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. very cool, I know how much work goes into cake decorating..

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  17. Love your dinosaur cake! I like to make my kids cakes too as i comes from the heart!

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