Whimsy Owl Cake

Idea gallery #1658
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Whimsy Owl Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • oval cake pan
  • square cake drum
  • feather cutter set
  • feather texture mats
  • brown rolled fondant
  • lime green rolled fondant
  • pink rolled fondant
  • lavendar rolled fondant
  • orange rolled fondant
  • white rolled fondant
  • black rolled fondant
  • pink gum paste
  • rolling pin
  • powdered sugar for dusting
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • piping gel
  • sharp paring knife
  • pastry roller
  • polka dot edible image sheet
  • rounds cutters; 1/2", 1", 2"
Roll gum paste very thin. If using a pasta machine, thin to a #4. Lay gum paste or fondant down on a powdered sugar dusted surface or mat. Lay lightly sprayed texture mat on top of fondant and using even pressure, roll pin over mat. Use cutter to cut the textured piece. Roll a piece of orange fondant very thin. Using pastry roller, cut a triangle for the beak. Allow pieces to dry overnight.
Using cake pan as a guide, cut a 2" deep angle out of top of cake. Ice cake with buttercream icing or brush with piping gel and cover with lime green fondant. Roll a thin piece of white fondant and apply frosting sheet. Once again, use cake pan as a guide and use pastry roller to cut the owl's inner body; attach to cake with piping gel. Cut white eyes using the 2" round cutter and cut black pupils using the 1" round cutter. Attach eyes and beak to cake using piping gel. Roll brown fondant large enough to cover cake drum and adhere to drum with piping gel; trim edges. Using ½" round cutter, cut polka dots on board. Roll lime green, lavender, and pink fondant to the same depth as the brown fondant and cut polka dots. Replace the brown polka dots with the colored polka dots. Use a small amount of icing to secure cake to board. Layer feathers together using piping gel and attach to cake with icing.
Feather Cutter Set
Feather Cutter Set
Unit: 1 set/3 pcs. total
Feather Texture Sheet Set
Feather Texture Sheet Set
Unit: 1 set/3 pcs. total
Super Black AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Super Black AmeriColor® Soft G...
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Green Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Green Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Yellow Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Yellow Satin Ice Rolled Fondan...
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Lavender Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Lavender Satin Ice Rolled Fond...
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Baby Pink Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Baby Pink Satin Ice Rolled Fon...
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Orange Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Orange Satin Ice Rolled Fondan...
Unit: 2 lb. tub
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Black Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Black Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Makin's Cutter Set- Round
Makin's Cutter Set- Round
Unit: 1 set / 3 pcs. total