InstructionsIf you plan on using a doll instead of one of the bodice-only dolls then you will need the extra room at the base. Thats why the 8" cake is on the bottom. I wrapped the doll legs in plastic wrap for easier clean-up. The only fondant that was used is the green skirty part around her waist. All the rest is buttercream icing.
Poor Tingerbell had a "car accident" after she was handed ...
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Category: Cake Decorating
Type of item: Food
Style: Classic, Cute, Whimsical
Classic Wonder Mold, plus a 8" cake for the base (or stack up enough cake and carve the dress out), Tinker Bell with the light-up wings, Fondant and Buttercream Icing, Icing bags, tips & couplers Air brush & coloring, 1/2" foam core board for base.
What was your inspiration?
A friend of mine asked if I could make a Tinkerbell cake for her 6 year old neice. I do like to look online at others to see thier ideas - it always gives me inspiration and gets me thinking.
What are you most proud of?
This cake is not only pretty to look at but I left the button on the back of Tinkerbell exposed so the lights and music could still be played (sometimes the wand that came with it wouldnt work & I didnt have time to go back to the store to get another).
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Measure your doll so the depth of the cake is deep enough. Remember to wrap the doll in plastic wrap. Freeze your roses for easier placement - they thaw out fast so work quickly. Airbrushing gives the swirled icing more depth rather then using all one color of icing. If you cant afford an airbrush try using the canned colors - just be careful they spray out too fast and heavy I think.
When charging for this cake remeber to include the cost of the doll - some dolls are pricey!!!
Most of all you cant tell your customer enough times to keep the cake flat & steady when they transport it. Good thing Tinkerbell wasn't a Humpty Dumpty!!