Sweet Birdie Cake

Idea gallery #1655
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Sweet Birdie Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 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.
Pink Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Pink Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
77-768
Unit: 2 lb. tub
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
77-760
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Baby Blue Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Baby Blue Satin Ice Rolled Fon...
77-756
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Pastel Green Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Pastel Green Satin Ice Rolled ...
77-754
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Orange Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Orange Satin Ice Rolled Fondan...
77-757
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Flexible PolyBlade
Flexible PolyBlade
NM-11052K
Unit: 1
Fluttering Friends Cutie Cupcake Cutters Set
Fluttering Friends Cutie Cupca...
43-4851
Unit: 1 set/ 4 cutters total
Mini Accent Cutter Set
Mini Accent Cutter Set
43-4870
Unit: 1 set/ 18 cutters total
Piping Gel
Piping Gel
76-2011
Unit: 1 lb. tub
Feather Cutter Set
Feather Cutter Set
43-4876
Unit: 1 set/3 pcs. total
Feather Texture Sheet Set
Feather Texture Sheet Set
43-4732
Unit: 1 set/3 pcs. total
Makin's Ultimate Clay Extruder
Makin's Ultimate Clay Extruder
MB-35055
Unit: 1 set / 21 pcs. total
Black Non-Pareils
Black Non-Pareils
78-520K
Unit: 3.8 oz. jar