Friday, March 27, 2009

Tinkerbell Cake

I made something!


A friend of a friend ..... needed a cake made for her daughter's fourth birthday. I came up with a few ideas, trying to keep them uncomplicated. She opted for the more traditional nine inch round cake with decorations. I thought it would be simple enough, but it always ends up taking me way longer than I anticipate. I wish I could go to a professional cake decorating class by Debbie Brown or Rebecca Sutterby so I could learn some techniques like how to get things to stay glued on. I could never be a cake decorator -my time to money ratio is kind of ridiculous. But here it is. Monkey Pants now wants a Tinkerbell cake for her next birthday too, of course. I need to wake up early tomorrow to make sure she's not eating the mushrooms off of it. (It's happened before).

18 comments:

  1. That's wonderful! How did you make the mushrooms and are the flowers and decor fondant?

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  2. Well, now I'm ruined. My little girl saw this cake & is begging for it for her birthday. It's darling! Nice work!

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  3. Okay this cake is the most amazing decorating I've ever seen... I too spend hours upon hours making sure my kids have the perfect cake... and this year my little girl wants tinkerbell... it looks quite time consuming!

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  4. That is quite fantastic!

    I found yours while searching for ideas for mine. Yours was the only one that I clicked on to get a better view of.

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  5. Beautiful cake! My friend's daughter just asked if I would make her a Tinkerbell cake for her birthday, so I'm browsing around to get ideas. This is one of the best ones I've seen. Wonderful job!

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  6. Beautiful cake! I've just started working with fondant because I plan to make my sister's wedding cake for her - but I don't think I could do anything like this! good thing I have a couple years to get ready :P

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  7. All of your cakes ar wonderful. My sister is the crafty one in the family & I rely on her each birthday. Do you know where you got the Tinkerbell & Silvermist from?

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  8. Your cakes are all fabulous!!! Where did you get the Tinkerbell & Silvermist?

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  9. Thank you. I got the Tinkerbell in a package with all the fairies at the Disney Store at the mall. (The Tinkerbells I found at Walmart or other stores were cheaper quality with acrylic hair or clothes which I think looks kind of tacky on a cake and not quite food safe. I wanted the Tinkerbell to be all plastic).

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  10. Love it! My friend's daughter has asked for Tinkerbell this year and knowing her, it will be a small party. Your design is simple looking (although I know the time you put into it says otherwise, lol) and small enough to work. Thanks for the inspiration and beautifully done!

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  11. You are gifted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    AMAZING

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  12. Hi! how did you learn to make this cake? is there in any book?

    thankss

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  13. That's gorgeous! I love the flower - you made that too? I make cookies and cupcakes for others and my time to money ratio is also pretty sad. I usually end up working for $3-4 an hour by the time I finish!

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  14. My daughter saw this cake and now she is wanting it. Are all of the decorations made of fondant. Did you have to buy a lot of products to create the decorations?

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  15. I made this cake for my daughters 1st birthday today and it was a hit! Thanks for the photos....although mine wasn't as beautiful as yours but it turned out pretty good, man it was time consuming!

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  16. Hello I would like to know please how did you make the leaves?

    Thanks a lot,

    Stefanie

    P.S: If anyone knows please help me

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  17. Ive printed out a picture of this cake and am going to take it to my cake lady. It's perfect for my daughters 2nd birthday! You did a amazing job! I could never do this myself.

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