Baby Boy Shoes Cake

Idea gallery #1718
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Baby Boy Shoes Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 9" x 13" cake
  • 10" x 14" cake drum or board
  • white rolled fondant
  • Life-size Baby Shoe Kit
  • Bayadere Stripes Multi-layer Stencil Set
  • Overlapping Boy Cutter Set
  • lowercase alphabet cutters
  • pastry wheel
  • palette knife
  • rolling pin
  • royal icing
  • orange food color
  • brown food color
  • light blue food color
  • deep avocado green food color
  • light blue rolled fondant
  • deep avocado green rolled fondant
  • orange rolled fondant
Mold and put together baby shoes. Set aside.
Roll out white fondant to desired thickness and cover cake. Mix up royal icing to a stiff peak. Thin the icing slightly to a consistency that easily spreads, but is not runny. Divide icing into thirds and color.

To stripe the cake:
Place stencil A on top of the rolled fondant. Spread royal icing onto the stencil. Scrape the stencil so there is not any excess royal icing on the stencil. Hold onto the ends of the stencil A and lift straight up. Allow the first color to set completely. A thin layer of royal icing will typically set in 10-15 minutes. Humid areas may require additional time.
When the first color is set, place stencil B onto the fondant, lining up the design. Spread royal icing onto the stencil. Scrape the stencil so there is not any excess royal icing on the stencil. Hold onto the ends of the stencil B and lift straight up. Allow the second color to set completely.
When the second color is set, place stencil C onto the fondant, lining up the design. Spread royal icing onto the stencil. Scrape the stencil so there is not any excess royal icing on the stencil. Hold onto the ends of the stencil C and lift straight up.
**Note: Consistency of the royal icing is key for success. If the icing is seeping underneath the stencil, the royal icing is likely too thin. If the royal icing is rough, the icing may be too thick, or the icing may be setting up before the spreading is complete.

Roll lignt blue fondant very thin and cut the "boy" out using the cutter then use the pastry wheel to cut a rectangle measuring 5" x 2 1/4". Roll the green fondant very thin and cut a rectangle 4 3/4" x 2". Brush the back of the green rectangle with piping gel and attach to the blue rectangle. Roll the orange fondant very thin and cut the "it's a" letters and attach to the green rectangle with piping gel. Attach rectangle, "boy" and shoes to the cake using piping gel.

Life-Size Baby Shoe Kit
Life-Size Baby Shoe Kit
PC-STBBY
Unit: 1 kit/ 8 pcs. total
Overlapping Boy Cutter Set
Overlapping Boy Cutter Set
PC-BBBY
Unit: 1 set/ 4 pcs. total
Candi Lowercase Clikstix Alphabet Cutter Set
Candi Lowercase Clikstix Alpha...
WCL-0306
Unit: 1 set
Ravioli/Pastry Wheel
Ravioli/Pastry Wheel
N-112
Unit: 1
10" x 14" Rectangle White Foil Quarter Sheet Cake Drum
10" x 14" Rectangle White Foil...
27-2247
Unit: 1
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
77-760
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Royal Icing Mix
Royal Icing Mix
77-101
Unit: 1 lb. bag
Orange Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8013)
Orange Americolor® Soft Gel Pa...
ACR-113
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Sky Blue Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8003)
Sky Blue Americolor® Soft Gel ...
ACR-103
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Avocado Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8029)
Avocado Americolor® Soft Gel P...
ACR-129
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Chocolate Brown Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-7804)
Chocolate Brown Americolor® So...
ACR-204
Unit: 4.5 oz. bottle