Fun & Easy Birthday Cakes: Playful Animals
Ready to ditch the dip and make the main event for your next birthday party? Cake decorator and blogger Lyndsay Sung walks you through each step of creating easy birthday cakes for kids. With her help, you'll whip up adorable dog, cat, monkey, bunny and owl cakes that are sure to cause squeals of delight wherever they go.
Lyndsay Sung is a self-taught baker and the cake decorator behind the popular blog Coco Cake Land. Her work has appeared in industry publications, including Poppytalk, Handmade Charlotte and You Are My Fave, as well as on the Craftsy blog.
Materials: What you Need
Lesson Plan: What you Learn
Meet Lyndsay Sung and discover how to achieve the perfect consistency in your buttercream. Then, bring beautiful colors to every project and gain confidence crumb coating cakes.
Find out how to cut and shape simple fondant accents. Then, fill and use a piping bag for lush, fluffy embellishments, before making an adorable cat cake.
Add more hand-modeling skills to your repertoire as you create sweet dog features for a cake. And, find out how to pipe curly fur, the perfect accent for a charming pink dog design.
Create an eye-catching monkey cake! Learn how to bring cute monkey features to life and add dimension to your cake as you pipe textured monkey fur.
Explore coloring your batter for a vibrant surprise with every slice served. Then, make a bunny-head cake, and complementary cupcakes, sure to feed a crowd.
Make an irresistible owl cake, with no carving required! Learn how to easily crumb-coat a dome-shaped cake. And, find out how to pipe feathers using a leaf tip, before hand-modeling fondant accents.