Saturday, October 6, 2012

Saturday Sweets Caterpillar Cake

Welcome back to Saturday Sweets. 

This week's cake (Shelby's 2nd Birthday) is a cake that I made within a month of taking my first class.  I probably had about 2 nights of classes under my belt.  As you can see, I used my "star tip" which is the basic tip you learn to use in your first session:)  LOTS of STARS.  My hands were pretty sore after this one.  But it was fun.

birthday cake idea

I used Pyrex bowls to bake the cakes into these dome shapes.  I covered them with a thin layer of frosting, and then started with the stars.  Although most of the other cakes I have shown use fondant for accents, I actually enjoy decorating with buttercream more.  The problem is, you can't do as much with buttercream as you can with fondant. 

I used chocolate, white, and marble for the sections of the caterpillar. 

If you are new to my blog, feel free to check out the rest of my cakes by clicking the "cakes" link on my right side bar.  I know this is technically a nail polish blog, but I like to show my other hobby once a week (Saturday Sweets).

Hope you are having a great weekend so far.   

13 comments:

  1. This cake is freaking adorable. I pinned it!

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  2. This is awesome! I asked my H for cake decorating classes for my b-day :D !!! I will let you know if that goes down or not :)

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    1. OMG, awesome! I hope you show me your cakes when you do it.

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  3. This is totally adorable. I love your cakes each week :-)

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  4. I hate bugs and insects and this is the cutest most looking awesome one of them all!! in fact, it's so cute that I could eat it!! LOL FABULOUS job!!!

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    1. I hate bugs and insects too :) You'll never see a spider cake coming from me!

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  5. Oh my goodness. I just wanna eat this! Its too cute!

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  6. oh my word, the cakes are so cute! How can you bear to eat them? :-)

    ~ Yun

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  7. I love this! And I'm hoping I can make this for my daughters birthday. Can you post a photofof the nozzle you used please? X

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