Bee Hive Cake

Idea gallery #1603
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Bee Hive Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 10" round cake drum
  • egg yellow rolled fondant
  • brown rolled fondant
  • black rolled fondant
  • light egg yellow colored buttercream icing
  • large round open decorating tip
  • pastry bag
  • honeycomb texture mat
  • bee cookie cutter
  • egg yellow gumpaste
  • white gumpaste
  • black edible marker
  • beehive baked cake
  • 18 gauge floral wire
Roll egg yellow gumpaste thin and cut bees. Roll the white gumpaste super thin to cut wings and attach using piping gel. Attach a couple of bees to floral wire by inserting wire into bottom of bee. Allow bees to harden.Once gumpaste is dry, use black edible marker to paint stripes, tail and head onto bees.
Mix together egg yellow fondant and brown fondant for board cover. Roll fondant to desired thickness and roll honeycomb texture over fondant. Brush drum with piping gel and lay textured fondant over drum and trim. Roll a thin piece of black fondant, brush doorway of hive with piping gel and attach fondant. Brush center of drum with piping gel and place cake on top of gel. Pipe buttercream icing around the hive using pastry bag fitted with large round tip. Pipe a rim around the doorway. Attach bees to cake using piping gel or icing and insert flying bees into top of cake.
10" Round Gold Foil Cake Drum
10" Round Gold Foil Cake Drum
27-2110
Unit: 1
Makin's Texture Sheets- Set C
Makin's Texture Sheets- Set C
MB-38003
Unit: 1 set / 4 pcs. total
Bee Cookie Cutter
Bee Cookie Cutter
54-91804
Unit: 1
Black Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Black Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
77-767
Unit: 2 lb. tub
#809 Large Round 11/16" Opening Metal Tip
#809 Large Round 11/16" Openin...
ATC-809
Unit: 1
16" Featherweight Decorating Bag
16" Featherweight Decorating B...
31-16
Unit: 1
Egg Yellow Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8006)
Egg Yellow Americolor® Soft Ge...
ACR-106
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Chocolate Brown Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8004)
Chocolate Brown Americolor® So...
ACR-104
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
#809 Large Round 11/16" Opening Metal Tip
#809 Large Round 11/16" Openin...
ATC-809
Unit: 1