This cake was a lot enjoyable!
Yearly, I bake a cake for my nephew’s birthday. He’s turning 5 this 12 months, so he’s really having two events – one for household, and one for his mates. Normally my sister-in-law and I’ll sort out baking the cake collectively, however since we wanted to truffles, I dealt with the one for household, and he or she did took care of the one for his mates.
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This 12 months’s theme was Paw Patrol, and similar to final 12 months, he requested Funfetti cake with lemon icing! Killer combo! 🙂
Because it was a family-only social gathering, I made a decision to go together with a 6″ spherical cake pans, which made simply the correct quantity of cake for a smaller social gathering. I additionally saved it comparatively easy – I knew that whereas he could be thrilled with an elaborate fondant show, utilizing toys that he may maintain could be far more thrilling in the long term.
That’s to not say I didn’t spend hours on fondant work! The Paw Patrol emblem was reduce in a number of layers based mostly on a emblem drawing grabbed from a drawing web site. To reduce the quantity of chopping and printing I’d must do, I labored from the surface in, and managed to solely print the complete emblem twice. On one copy, I reduce out the outer defend form, then the inside defend. On the opposite print-out, I reduce out the PAW letters and the bone form. I discovered that the very best technique was to roll the fondant skinny utilizing a pasta machine, lay it flat on a chopping board, and use an exacto knife to chop out the form. As soon as reduce, I positioned every layer on the aspect of a fondant bucket in order that it was barely rounded when it dried. I adopted the identical course of for the quantity 5 on the highest of the cake, besides I let it dry flat. For items that had been layered on prime of one another (every coloration of the defend, letters, paw print, and so forth.) I used a really small quantity of vodka as glue.
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As soon as the fondant work was completed I whipped up the icing and lined the cake, then tinted the remaining icing a sunny yellow for the border. The emblem was hooked up with icing, and the quantity 5 was held up with wood skewers. To complete all of it off I added a number of Paw Patrol toys and sprinkled some colourful sprinkles alongside the piped border. Straightforward peasy!
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