After making my Son’s Minion cake, I found and planned making this cake all year for my Daughter’s fifth birthday in November, 2016. The bottom tier is a simple white cake with a white Crisco buttercream frosting. I added sugar crystals to make it look like snow.
I made the snow globe following this tutorial by My Cupcake Addition on YouTube.
The base is made by coating the inside of a giant cupcake silicone mold with candy melts before layering cake inside. The glass is actually just a fishbowl from a thrift store. the snowflakes are fondant cut out with plunge cutters. You can’t see it very well in this picture, but there are details on them from the press.
The snow in and on top of the globe are just thick circles of fondant. I was so proud of this cake and it took me a lot of work at the time. If I did it now it would probably feel fairly simple for me to do.
My second cake was this fun Minion cake for my oldest son’s second birthday in 2015. I actually can’t remember what flavor the cake was, but it was decorated with yellow buttercream and fondant accents. It was fairly simple to make but turned out so cute.
The first cake I made was this cute My Little Pony rainbow cake for my Daughter’s 4th Birthday in 2015. It was a six inch white cake with five layers inside, each colored to match the buttercream stripes on the outside, plus two fondant clouds at the base of a paper rainbow topper on a blue sky. If I did this cake again now, I might try making that rainbow out of fondant or gum paste!
I followed this tutorial on YouTube by My Cupcake Addiction when I made this cake and found it very easy to follow.
My Daughter loved this cake, and my family were all very kind with their comments on this imperfect first try. I couldn’t wait to make my oldest Son’s birthday cake the following month!