Sweet Birdie Cake

Sweet Birdie Cake

Idea gallery #1655
  • 6" and 8" two-layer cake
  • light pink rolled fondant
  • brown rolled fondant
  • light green rolled fondant
  • light blue rolled fondant
  • hot pink rolled fondant
  • small flower plunger cutter
  • mini accent cutter set
  • clay extruder
  • Fluttering Friends Cutie Cupcake Cutters Set
  • texture sheet
  • flower former
  • piping gel
  • sharp paring knife
  • black non-pareils
  • flexible poly blade
  • light pink buttercream or royal icing
Roll light blue fondant very thin. Use bird cutter to cut fondant and lay aside to dry. Use pattern sheet to roll over fondant and cut bird wings using largest teardrop cutter from acccent set. Roll smallest feather texture sheet over fondant and cut smallest feathers. Use the same cutter to cut deeper into the feather leaving about 3/4" left. Use paring knife to cut edges of feather and pulling some of the fondant out. Gently move fondant feather to flower former and curl. Allow bird pieces to dry overnight til hardened.
Roll light pink fondant to desired thickness and cover both cakes. Prepare cakes for stacking and place on stand or board. Pipe small bead border around base of both cakes. Extrude brown fondant from clay extruder to make branches and apply to cakes using piping gel. Roll light green fondant thin and cut leaves; detail leaves using flexible poly blade. Attach to branches with piping gel. Roll hot pink fondant thin and use small plunger cutter to make flowers and apply to cake using piping gel.
Use piping gel to add feather, beak and eye to bird. Brush the back of bird with piping gel and attach to cake. Using icing, attach feathers behind the bird's tail.

Shop Products Used:

Mini Accent Fondant Gum paste Cutter Set

Mini Accent Fondant Gum paste Cutter Set
1 set/ 18 cutters total
$8.95
43-4870

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Piping Gel

Piping Gel
1 lb tub
$9.85
7500-762011

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Feather Cutter Set

Feather Cutter Set
1 set/3 pcs total
$5.95
43-4876

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Feather Texture Sheet Set

Feather Texture Sheet Set
1 set/3 pcs total
$7.95
43-4732

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Ultimate Clay Extruder

Ultimate Clay Extruder
1 set / 21 pcs total
$30.95
MB-35055

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Black Nonpareils

Black Nonpareils
3.8 oz jar
$2.95
7500-78520K

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