Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Younger Son 5th Birthday Cake

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This is my younger son birthday cake. He is 5 years old now. He likes teddy bear especially small and cute one ^.^ So I create a bear on his cake. My drawing is bad and I definitely don't have the confident to draft the bear on the cake. So I copied and pasted! Then fill with coloured piping jelly. I learn this method from YouTube. My bear turns out not bad right? Ha..ha..:D
  


I'm using 8' cocoa chiffon cake as the cake body. Once cool completely I divide into 2 parts. Spread whipping cream in between and cover the whole cake. Then keep the frosted cake inside fridge to set for several hours.
 

As for the bear this is what I did. Place the baking paper (should be long enough to remove once place on cake) on top of the character (bear). Melt some chocolate and put inside piping bag (since the amount is not much, I use baking paper and shape into cone). Gently pipe out the melted chocolate on the baking paper and 'draw' the character. Once done place your 'drawing' on a cardboard (or something hard to support) and keep inside fridge to set (about 30 minutes).

Remove both cake (with frosting) and baking paper with chocolate 'drawing' from fridge. Place the character at the position you like by facing the chocolate 'drawing' against the frosting. Gently remove the baking paper and leave the chocolate character on the cake. Fill in the character with coloured piping jelly as your choice. 





Hope this will help those who like to make birthday cake with your favourite character on it. Have fun!



10 comments:

  1. This is so cute! Lovely bear cake!

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  2. Hi Viv, the bear on your cake look so lovely.
    I like the red and yellow color combination and that lovely smile of the bear...so cute.
    Say 'Happy Birthday to your son'...for me..^^

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  3. Kudos Vivian, this looks like a pro-work! I bet your boy is loving it.
    Kristy

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  4. Great looking birthday cake Vivian...love it! Never tried chocolate transfer before, but with your tips I think I'll be confident to make one! thanks for sharing...and happy birthday to your boy.

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  5. Happy Birthday to your son, may him stay healthy and happy. He is lucky to have you, your cake look so neat and nice.

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  6. Happy Birthday to your little boy! The cake is beautiful, the bear is cute and the decoration piping is well done!

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  7. Yours look so gorgeous!! May I know how you transfer the chocolate from the paper to cake? Last week when I tried, I failed. The chocolate broke into pcs ): Ty!

    Jasmine

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  8. Vivian your decoration is really pretty. I am hopeless when it comes to decorating my cake, that is why I always serve bare cakes ��

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