cartoon cake

Decorate a cartoon cake that will fool a crowd! Here’s the tutorial…

This cartoon cake is a fun illusion to try.

This cake resembles a two-dimensional drawing at first glance, but then you realize it’s actually real and edible!

Jamie Gillman shares two ways to decorate trendy cartoon cakes at home.

Find more cakes from Jamie on Instagram, @cakebakedblondie.


5 Tips to the Cartoon Cake:

1: Piping the edges of the cake in black is what gives it that ‘cartoon-look’

2: You can use black fondant or black buttercream to achieve this look. But the fondant makes the cake look cleaner with a nicer finish

3: Using a pastel color palette for your cake gives it that more old-fashioned cartoon vibe.

4: When piping around the edge of your cake, don’t have full, complete lines. Having disconnected lines is what gives it that optical illusion.

5: If you do any toppers on it such as a candle stick or whipped topping dollops, trace over the top of each topper with your fondant or buttercream to complete that cartoon-look.

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