sea turtle birthday cake

Project Description

Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Strawberry cake, buttercream icing, fondant decorations What are you most proud of? I am so proud of the large turtle. It was the first time I tried a separate little cake on top. It turned out better than I thought it would. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Research real pictures of animals. I find it gives me better references.

What you will need

  • Strawberry cake
  • buttercream icing
  • fondant decorations

Q&A with brenda mills

C W asked:
Really looks good. Hubby is wildlife biologist and he thought it was very realistic. I agree that research w/photos helps with the accuracy. I really like your cake.
brenda mills answered:
Thank you, that realy means alot to me. I wanted it to look real, but with a fun twist.
mj636 asked:
That looks great.....
brenda mills answered:
Thank you.
catalissa asked:
beautiful cake and looks go good too. beautiful for a baby's party....
brenda mills answered:
Thank you. I enjoy tring something differnt and this was a challange for me.
rchef3918 asked:
how long did it take to decorate?
brenda mills answered:
6 hours total, with making royal icing decorations